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Upcoming Events

Fort Mifflin on the Delaware

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.

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!

Fort Mifflin Trick or Treat with the Ghosts

Philadelphia, PA
Trick or Treat with the Ghosts brings Fort Mifflin’s most famous spirits into the light! Some of the resident ghosts you may have heard about during Candlelight Tours make a daytime appearance to share their stories person... read more

Sleep with the Ghosts

Philadelphia, PA
Spend the night if you dare! Actual sleep is optional during our overnight paranormal investigation with the team from Old City Paranormal, where you get to explore the buildings, myths and legends behind the Fort’s perman... read more

An Evening with Jefferson and Lafayette

Philadelphia, PA
Join us for a special evening with Thomas Jefferson (Steve Edenbo) and the Marquis de Lafayette (Benjamin Goldman) as they discuss the importance of the French Alliance with the newly formed United States of America during... read more

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 demonstr... read more

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

World War II - The Battle of Schmidt

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

Open Investigation Evening - SOLD OUT

Open Investigation Evening - SOLD OUT

Philadelphia, PA
PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT! Experience Fort Mifflin after dark on Friday the 13th 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 e...
Friday, October 13 2017 7:00 PM 11:59 PM

Horror at the Fort! The Philadelphia Ghost Fest

Horror at the Fort! The Philadelphia Ghost Fest

Philadelphia, PA
Come join your hosts from popular internet radio station Para-X as they bring you the first Philadelphia Ghost Fest at Fort Mifflin! Walk old Fort Mifflin and explore its haunted history and meet & greet hosts of your favorite Paranormal podcasts. Hear stories from some of Philly's top horror au...
Sat, Sep 16 2017 12:00 PM Sun, Sep 17 2017 2:00 AM

High Seas Saturday

High Seas Saturday

Philadelphia, PA
This annual swashbuckling spectacle features pirate living history displays and activities, and even two skirmishes! Dig for treasure and trade with the pirates, learn the musket drill, go on a guided tour, and explore the fort on a scavenger hunt. Tickets range from $6-$10. Active Military (wit...
Saturday, August 19 2017 10:00 AM 4:00 PM

World War II - Explore the Eastern Front

World War II - 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! July 22nd and 23rd – 10am to 4pm both days! Ticket Prices range from $6.00 to $10.00. Active Military (with ID) an...
Sat, Jul 22 2017 10:00 AM Sun, Jul 23 2017 4:00 PM

Civil War Saturday

Civil War Saturday

Philadelphia, PA
Immerse yourself in the 1860s with living history displays, a soldier encampment, musket drills, battlefield "operation", artillery demonstrations, hearth cooking demonstration, and a scavenger hunt. Explore military justice at a "live" court martial! Guided tours focus on areas of the Fort that ...
Saturday, July 15 2017 10:00 AM 4:00 PM

Freedom Blast!

Freedom Blast!

Philadelphia, PA
Fort Mifflin's Annual Independence Day Celebration with Revolutionary War soldiers and civilians. Cannon and musket demonstrations, kids drills, early American games and fun activities! Tickets range from $6 to $10. Active Military (with ID) and Children Under 5 are always FREE. Share your expe...
Sunday, July 2 2017 10:00 AM 4:00 PM

Airplane Day

Airplane Day

Philadelphia, PA
Why did they build the Fort so close to the airport?!? So you can watch the planes land! Make your own FPG-9 (Foam Plate Glider) and test it out! Listen to the pilots communicate with the control tower and explore all the photo "sweet spots" with your Spotters Guide. Tickets range from $6 to $10...
Saturday, June 10 2017 10:00 AM 4:00 PM

The Mud Island Speakeasy

The Mud Island Speakeasy

Philadelphia, PA
Our popular Prohibition-themed fundraiser is back for one jazz-filled night! We convert the Fort's historic Casemates (bombproof shelters) into a candlelit 1920s speakeasy! Enjoy the authentic period sounds of the era featuring Drew Nugent and the Midnight Society. Enjoy the movies of the silent ...
Saturday, April 29 2017 7:00 PM 11:59 PM

School of the Musketeer - Kingdom of Lucerne

School of the Musketeer - Kingdom of Lucerne

Philadelphia, PA
Our good friends from the Kingdom of Lucerne invite visitors to step WAY back in time and observe their training and education weekend featuring 17th century living history and demonstrations of heritage skills and trades. Workshops are for registered participants but all visitors may observe the...
Sat, Apr 22 2017 10:00 AM Sun, Apr 23 2017 4:00 PM

The Great Escape

The Great Escape

Philadelphia, PA
For one day Fort Mifflin will become "Fort Schlamm Insel" (Fort Mud Island) on the banks of the river Warter in Posen Prussia (Poland today). Come see the allied prisoners continue their war behind bars as they plan escapes, disrupt the German war machine and play cat and mouse games with their g...
Saturday, March 25 2017 10:00 AM 4:00 PM

Mailing Address

Fort Mifflin and Hog Island Roads Philadelphia, PA 19153
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