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Upcoming Events

Fort Mifflin on the Delaware

Black Powder Friday

Philadelphia, PA
Skip the mall and have a BLAST at Fort Mifflin the day after Thanksgiving! Spend the day exploring one of the only intact battlefields from the American Revolution and enjoy musket and cannon demonstrations!  No long lines... read more

WWII - The Battle for St. Vith

Philadelphia, PA
Explore the Western Front of World War II and visit with Axis and Allied armies. Two exciting battles, living history, vintage gear, live medical demonstrations on “wounded” soldiers at the Red Cross Field Hospital, weapon... read more
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Past Events

Siege Weekend

Siege Weekend

Philadelphia, PA
Experience the battle that defined the Fort at our annual flagship event! Four full scripted battles tell the story of the greatest bombardment of the Revolutionary War. Guided tours, living history activities and demonstrations, musket drills, weapons demonstrations and so much more! Battle Ree...
Sat, Nov 10 2018 10:00 AM Sun, Nov 11 2018 4:00 PM

Candlelight Ghost Tours

Candlelight Ghost Tours

Philadelphia, PA
No decorations. No hype. Just, you, a few candles, and REAL Ghosts! Experience Fort Mifflin after hours on our popular candlelight walking tours through the site. Tours last approximately 1 hour. October 12, 13, 19, 20 -  <span style="background-color:transparent">Tours depart every half hour fr...
Fri, Oct 12 2018 7:00 PM Wed, Oct 31 2018 8:30 PM

Sleep with the Ghosts

Sleep with the Ghosts

Philadelphia, PA
Spend the night if you dare! Actual sleep is optional during our overnight paranormal investigation, where you get to explore the buildings, myths and legends behind the Fort’s permanent residents! Coffee and light refreshments provided for those who survive the night! Begins at 7:00pm on Saturd...
Sat, Oct 27 2018 7:00 PM Sun, Oct 28 2018 8:00 AM

A Mud Island Halloween

A Mud Island Halloween

Philadelphia, PA
For one night only, Fort Mifflin will be open to the public later than usual for visitors to explore the site during the Halloween season! Get your fortune told by an experienced occultist, spend some time watching old horror movies in our Casemate Cinema, go on a ghost tour or a paranormal inve...
Friday, October 26 2018 5:00 PM 10:00 PM

Open Investigation Evening

Open Investigation Evening

Philadelphia, PA
Experience Fort Mifflin after dark as one of our most popular paranormal events returns! Experienced and novice paranormal investigators will enjoy special after-hours access to one of the most haunted sites in America! Bring your own equipment or just your cell phone flashlight & learn tips from...
Saturday, October 6 2018 7:00 PM 11:59 PM

Horror at the Fort

Horror at the Fort

Philadelphia, PA
The family-friendly daylong event, organized by PARA-X Radio and the “What Are You Afraid Of?” horror and paranormal show, will feature tours of the fort, displays of Victorian mourning customs, Truthseeker Astrology, tarot card readings and paranormal presentations led by PARA-X hosts as well as...
Saturday, October 6 2018 10:00 AM 4:00 PM

Heritage Skills & Trades: Daily Life in Centuries Past

Heritage Skills & Trades: Daily Life in Centuries Past

Philadelphia, PA
Explore the skills of daily life in the 18th and 19th centuries! Much of what we purchase from large stores today was produced by hand, at home or by a skilled craftsman, in centuries past. Meet artisans engaged in some of these historic activities and get a glimpse into what daily life might hav...
Saturday, September 15 2018 10:00 AM 4:00 PM

Pirate Day

Pirate Day

Philadelphia, PA
Ahoy there! Pirates land at Fort Mifflin! Mayhem and merriment are the order of the day including live music with everyone's favorite pirates - the SEA DOGS! Complete the Scavenger Hunt to earn yer share of the plunder, drill with wooden muskets, talk like a pirate and so much more! Meet the Pira...
Saturday, August 18 2018 10:00 AM 4:00 PM

WWII - Explore the Eastern Front

WWII - Explore the Eastern Front

Philadelphia, PA
Experience World War II history from the Eastern Front!  Living history activities with soldiers and civilians, guided tours, “rifle” drills, “grenade” toss, guided tours and MORE!
Saturday, July 21 2018 10:00 AM 4:00 PM

Civil War Saturday

Civil War Saturday

Philadelphia, PA
Join us as we commemorate the Fort's role as a Federal Prison during the Civil War! Soldier's Life and Medical Programs, Weapons and Cannon demos, Guided Tours and more!  10 AM till 4 PM.
Saturday, July 14 2018 10:00 AM 4:00 PM

Mailing Address

Fort Mifflin and Hog Island Roads Philadelphia, PA 19153
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