Fort Miles Museum and Historic Area

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Open 24 Hours
  • Sunday 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Monday 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Tuesday 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Wednesday 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Thursday 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Friday 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Saturday 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Cape Henlopen State Park - Lying amidst rolling sand dunes, on a high bank overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, is the Fort Miles Historical Area, home of the Fort Miles Museum. The central features of the museum include Battery 519, six barracks buildings, a fire control tower, an orientation building, and the Fort Miles Artillery Park. The museum tells the story of Fort Miles, a key piece of our nation's coastal defense, from World War II through the early 1970’s. Walking tours/bike tours.