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Morristown Fort Nonsense

Fort Nonsense

Category: Attractions
30 Washington Pl, Morristown, New Jersey, 07960 973-539-2016
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Fort Nonsense: Historical Architecture and Artifacts

Enjoy breathtaking views of scenic Morristown, while exploring one of the area's most famous historical attractions at Fort Nonsense. Built in 1977 at the order of General George Washington, this famous structure was originally built for the protection of strategic depots and military encampments shortly after the Revolutionary War. Today, it offers compelling insight into a bygone era, when our country struggled to gain and maintain its independence. Bring the kids for a fascinating look into American history and enjoy one-of-a-kind architecture and artifacts, along with great photo opportunities at this family friendly sight.


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Entrance fees are $7.00 cash, check, or credit card

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Open daily, 8 a.m. to sunset


  • Fireworks
  • Field Trips
  • Group Visits


  • History
  • Artifacts
  • Tours


  • is there free parking available at fort nonsense?

    Morristown National Historical Park provides free parking in select lots. Note that parking is permitted only in these areas. Guests are not allowed to park on the grass, since this damages cultural and natural resources. You can also visit the park using the New Jersey Transit and the Morristown train station.
  • does the national park offer outdoor activities?

    Fort Nonsense is part of Morristown National Historical Park, which offers an abundance of attractions and activities for kids and adults. The land, sky and water are filled with a variety of wildlife, including deer and beautiful birds. There are also a number of outdoor historical sites, hiking trails and youth programs that allow kids to have fun, while learning about the beauty and history of Morristown.

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