Soldiers firing a Cannon

Getting Here

Getting Here

Fort Glanville is located in the Adelaide suburb of Semaphore, just 16 km from Adelaide City (approximately 25 mins by car). The location was originally chosen for the Fort to protect the busy hub of Port Adelaide, connected by a military road to a second northern fort, Fort Largs. Today this road has kept its name the Fort’s modern address being;

359 Military Road
Semaphore Park SA 5016

Opening Hours

Re-enactment open days

The fort is open to the public every third Sunday of the month from September to May. During these open days, Fort Glanville Historical Association members provide a unique living history through uniformed re-enactments of military activities, including cannon and carbine firing drills. Free tours are also run on these Sundays; however no booking is necessary, and patrons have the option to be their own tour guide around the fort.

Opening times 1 pm to 4.30pm

Every third calendar Sunday from September to May

Family $35.00

Adults $15.00

Concession/Children (under 14) $7.00