Fort Knox and Observatory Open for School Vacation

Posted April 21, 2014, at 9:05 a.m.

Looking for something to do with the kids during spring vacation? Come on over to Fort Knox and Penobscot Narrows Observatory, in Prospect, starting Monday, April 21, at 9 AM until 4 PM. Both attractions will remain open through Sunday, April 27th and the reopen for the entire season May 1.

Ride an elevator to the top of the world’s tallest bridge observatory open to the public in the world and then explore Maine’s most impressive seacoast Fort at the Penobscot Narrows observatory and Fort Knox. Ride the observatory elevator up 420’ for expansive views of Penobscot Bay and Maine countryside. Then explore the massive cannons and dark passageways of one of America’s best-preserved granite fortifications. Bring the kids! They love to explore the dark spooky tunnels! Guided tours are provided daily or visitors may take their own self-guided tour.

Planning a reunion, birthday party or wedding? Consider hosting your event at Fort Knox or the observatory. The observatory has a brand new pavilion for rent that overlooks the mighty Penobscot River and comes complete with a gas grill. Don’t forget to check out the many Fort special events during the season at the Friend’s of Fort Knox web site:

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