Carlisle Barracks

122 Forbes Ave.
Carlisle, PA 17013- Map It
(717) 245-4101

AAA Editor Notes

Carlisle Barracks is 1 mi. n. on US 11 at 122 Forbes Ave. This was the site of a Revolutionary War forge and is one of the oldest Army posts in the United States. The Hessian Powder Magazine Museum is in the 1777 structure built by Hessian prisoners who had been captured at the Battle of Trenton the previous December. The army post is home to the U.S. Army War College. Note: All vehicles and individuals must pass through security before entering the barracks gates.
Free.
Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8-4. Closed major holidays except Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day and Veterans Day. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.