The Old Fort Niagara Association offers programs about the Fort for your civic organization.

The illustrated, 20-minute programs that you'll find below are available free of charge to organizations in Niagara and northern Erie County.

If you'd like to book them, simply call Robert Emerson, executive director of Old Fort Niagara. You can call him at 716.745.7611 ext # 228, or email here.

1)  Old Fort Niagara, Yesterday and Today

This program provides a brief overview of the Fort's colorful history and its current operations.


2)  A Glorious Acquisition

Relive the Siege of 1759 when British and New York troops and their Native allies captured Fort Niagara from the French.


3)  Fort Niagara and Pontiac's War

Discover Fort Niagara's vital role in the Native uprising of 1763-64.

4)  The War of 1812 on Lake Ontario

Experience the Naval War on Lake Ontario during the War of 1812.


5)  A Case of Criminal Neglect

Learn about the capture of Fort Niagara on December 19, 1813.


6)  Training Ground for the Great War

Join the men of the Reserve Officers Training Corps and the Polish Blue Army as they train for World War One.

Hours of Operation

January through March, Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. (Closed Monday-Thursday)

April- May, Open Wednesday through Sunday. (Closed Mondays and Tuesdays)

Memorial Day to Labor Day, Open 7 Days per week.

September- December, Open Wednesday through Sunday (Closed Mondays and Tuesdays)

Hours are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. 

The fort will be open Christmas week, Monday through Friday, December 26 - 31. 

General Admission



Children (6 to 12 years) 


Children (5 and under):






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Old Fort Niagara is operated by the Old Fort Niagara Association, an independent, not-for-profit organization established in 1927. We do not rely on tax dollars. Instead, the Fort is funded through a combination of admission fees, museum shop sales, and charitable contributions.

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