Daily Programs

 

 April 22 through May 14

*Hourly film presentation from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Fort Niagara: The Struggle for a Continent takes visitors from the establishment of the Fort in the early 18th century through the restoration of the 1920s and 1930s. The 16-minute Surround Sound presentation immerses viewers in important events in the Fort's history like the Siege of 1759 and the British attack of December 19, 1813. 

*Hourly musket demonstration 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Meet a soldier from Fort Niagara's garrison and learn about the uniform, equipment, weapons and living conditions of the men who held the Fort for King and country.

*Weekends - hourly guided tours of the Fort 

*Weekdays - self guided tours 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Explore Fort Niagara's extensive 18th and 19th century buildings and fortifications at your own pace. A special walking tour brochure provides information on each building's history as well as the overall history of the Fort. Also available weekends.

May 15 through July 4

*Hourly film presentation from 9:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Fort Niagara: The Struggle for a Continent takes visitors from the establishment of the Fort in the early 18th century through the restoration of the 1920s and 1930s. The 16-minute presentation immerses viewers in important events in the Fort's history like the Siege of 1759 and the British attack of December 19, 1813. 

*Hourly musket demonstration 10:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Meet a soldier from Fort Niagara's garrison and learn about the uniform, equipment, weapons and living conditions of the men who held the Fort for King and country.

*Hourly guided tours on weekends help you get more from your visit. If you prefer to explore on your own, self guided tours are available between 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Daily guided tours begin Memorial Day.

*Military music demonstrations throughout the day.

*Demonstrations of Native American life.

*Artillery demonstration at 11:15 a.m.

July 5 through August 15

*Old Fort Niagara presents our 2017 summer living history program: Revolutionary Niagara. Discover how Fort Niagara played a key role in the frontier war of the American Revolution. Living history activities from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. each day.

*Hourly film presentation from 9:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Fort Niagara: The Struggle for a Continent takes visitors from the establishment of the Fort in the early 18th century through the restoration of the 1920s and 1930s. The 16-minute presentation immerses viewers in important events in the Fort's history like the Siege of 1759 and the British attack of December 19, 1813. 

*Hourly musket demonstration 10:15 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Meet a soldier from Fort Niagara's garrison and learn about the uniform, equipment, weapons and living conditions of the men who held the Fort for King and country.

*Artillery demonstrations morning and afternoon.

*Military music demonstrations throughout the day.

*18th century cooking and baking demonstrations.

*Laundry demonstrations.

*Soldier life demonstrations.

*Demonstrations of Native American life.

*Hourly guided tours. 

*Lighthouse open.

August 16 through August 31

*Hourly film presentation from 9:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Fort Niagara: The Struggle for a Continent takes visitors from the establishment of the Fort in the early 18th century through the restoration of the 1920s and 1930s. The 16-minute presentation immerses viewers in important events in the Fort's history like the Siege of 1759 and the British attack of December 19, 1813.

*Hourly musket demonstration 10:15 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Meet a soldier from Fort Niagara's garrison and learn about the uniform, equipment, weapons and living conditions of the men who held the Fort for King and country.

*Hourly guided tours

*Living history programs 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

*Morning and afternoon mortar firing demonstrations.

*Demonstrations of Native American life.

*Lighthouse open.

 September 1 through October 9

*Hourly Film Presentation from 9:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Fort Niagara: The Struggle for a Continent takes visitors from the establishment of the Fort in the early 18th century through the restoration of the 1920s and 1930s. The 16-minute presentation immerses viewers in important events in the Fort's history like the Siege of 1759 and the British attack of December 19, 1813.

*Hourly musket demonstration 10:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Meet a soldier from Fort Niagara's garrison and learn about the uniform, equipment, weapons and living conditions of the men who held the Fort for King and country.

*Morning and afternoon mortar firing demonstration.

*Hourly guided tours.

*Lighthouse open.

October 10 through December 31

*Hourly Film Presentation from 9:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Fort Niagara: The Struggle for a Continent takes visitors from the establishment of the Fort in the early 18th century through the restoration of the 1920s and 1930s. The 16-minute presentation immerses viewers in important events in the Fort's history like the Siege of 1759 and the British attack of December 19, 1813. 

*Hourly musket demonstration 10:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Meet a soldier from Fort Niagara's garrison and learn about the uniform, equipment, weapons and living conditions of the men who held the Fort for King and country. 

*Self guided tours 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Explore Fort Niagara's extensive 18th and 19th century buildings and fortifications at your own pace. A special walking tour brochure provides information on each building's history as well as the overall history of the Fort.

Please note: The Fort is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

For Upcoming Special Events visit-

http://www.oldfortniagara.org/calendar/list/current

Hours of Operation

The Fort is open year round with the exception of New Years Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

  • Jan - June 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • July - Aug - 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sept - Dec - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Please note: Ticket sales end 30 minutes before closing time.

 

Support the Fort

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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