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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 charitable contributions, admissions and museum shop sales.

Your Tax-Deductible Contribution:

Keeps the Fort open to the public

  Preserves original 18th century buildings



Provides engaging educational  
programs & special events




 Keeps History Alive

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Thank you for your support! Old Fort Niagara depends upon generous donors to help us fulfill our mission to preserve this unique historic site and to educate the public about its rich history.

Old Fort Niagara is a not-for-profit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. Gifts to the Old Fort Niagara Association are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. The Association is a private not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization that operates Old Fort Niagara. A copy of Old Fort Niagara's latest financial report may be obtained from the Association or from the New York State Office of the Attorney General, Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271.  


You can also donate by sending a check to Old Fort Niagara, P.O. Box 169, Youngstown, NY 14174

Hours of Operation

January 13 through March, Open Wednesday-Sunday  10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m

April 1- June 30, Open Daily 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

July and August, Open Daily 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

September 1 - October 15, Open Daily 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

October 16 - December 31, Open Wednesday through Sunday (Closed Mondays and Tuesdays) 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

The fort will be open daily during Christmas week, December 26 - 31. 

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


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