Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site
Fort Ward is the best preserved of the extensive network of Union forts and batteries known as the Civil War Defenses of Washington.
The museum, patterned after a Union headquarters building, houses a fine Civil War collection and exhibits. The Fort’s Northwest Bastion has been completely restored. Museum open Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m.; park open daily 9 a.m.-sunset.