Tired of historical amnesia so rampant in today's society? You can make a difference by helping kids, educating interesting people from throughout the world and promoting our region's fascinating past!
Our Volunteer Tour Guides (Docents) help school students and general visitors understand and appreciate the rich history of Fort Niagara and the Niagara Region.
Tour Guide Training is in April. Watch this page for additional information. Contact Gen Montante at (716) 745-7611 ext. 221.
French & Indian War Encampment
On July 1-3 we can use lots of volunteers to help with crowd control, admissions, parking, selling water, and refreshments. Contact Gen Montante at (716) 745-7611 ext. 221.
Soldiers Through the Ages
On May 27-28 we can use costumed participants to help represent the various individuals and soldiers that have served at Niagara from the 17th to the 20th century. Contact Jason Buckley at (716) 745-7611 ext. 227.
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.