Fort Martin Scott is located East of Fredericksburg on U.S. 290 (East Main Street) on the north side of the street between the Texas Rangers Heritage Center and the Fredericksburg Water Treatment Plant.
The entryway to Fort Martin Scott is Three Blocks East of
Wal-Mart. Look for the historic wood fence that encloses the fort site. Entry into the fort is through a gap in the wood fence.
Fort Martin Scott is open to the public Thursday thru Monday 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The site is closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
Upon entering the fort site, parking is available in the grass area to the left. Free Parking is also available next door at the Texas Rangers Heritage Center. There is no charge for parking in either lot.
NOTE: The Ranger Center closes promptly at 5:00pm each day.
Admission to Fort Martin Scott is free. Donations are gladly accepted to help keep the doors open!
Tickets are required for entry to the site during special events, during which times tickets are available for sale on-site during events.
FORT MARTIN SCOTT VISITOR CENTER
The Fort Martin Scott visitor Center is located in the recently remodeled Barracks Building, which is open Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., during which times the Fort buildings are open to the public. On other days the Fort is available for self-guided touring, during which times the Fort buildings are closed to the public.
Fort Martin Scott is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a State Antiquities Landmark. As such we ask our visitors to respect our historical, cultural and natural resources by remaining on the trails and not disturbing or removing any objects. Pets on leash are welcome.