Pensacola Civil War Tour

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Discover Pensacola's Civil War history on a narrated tour that explores famous sites. Visit culturally-significant spots like the lighthouse and a Civil War-era Fort.
Duration:  1hr
Cancellation:  24.0hrs
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  • Learn why Pensacola became militarized and discover the city’s role in the Civil War
  • Walk through Pensacola’s fort, tour its lighthouse, and learn how it was almost the starting place of America’s most devastating war
  • Listen to narration from local historian Wesley Odom, on a tour that is sure to give all the details of this intriguing southern city

What's Included

  • Admittance to the Pensacola Lighthouse and Ft. Barrancas

Additional Information

Guests should wear walking shoes and be prepared for the 177 steps to the top of the lighthouse.

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Aug 13, 2017
We were told the tour would last 2-2 1/2 hours and it was over 3 hours long and still not close to being over. We are locals and our children were with a babysitter. We had to get back to our children and since the tour guide was way off with the ending time, we had to miss the last few stops on the tour. Too bad, as this tour has the potential to be really educational and fun.
Jun 9, 2016
It wasn't what I expected from the explanations on the internet. If you want to sit on a bus for 2 1/2 hours and listen to a video about the Civil War only in Pensacola then this tour is for you. According to the information we were supposed to get off the bus several times but we were only allowed off for 20 min. to go up in the light house and tour the old house there. If you were from Pensacola this would probably be an interesting tour.
Apr 18, 2015
The tour was very informative and comfortable. An quaint old bus, but with AC. There was lots of information provided via an audio-visual presentation, with much of the tour taking place on the NAS base. Very interesting, and fun to be a tourist in your own town. We look forward to a few more of these in the future!


Meeting location:  610 N Spring St

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