Employment Opportunities

Interpretive Program Manager

Old Fort Niagara is seeking an energetic individual to manage interpretive and educational programs at the historic site. This is full time, professional museum work.  Job duties include:

  1. Training and supervising interpretive staff. Coordinating the activities of military and civilian interpreters, field music and artificers.
  2. Insuring that all daily interpretive programs are covered by appropriate staff.
  3. Carrying out regular safety inspections and ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations.
  4. Maintaining clean and orderly interpretive offices and storage facilities.
  5. Planning and ordering necessary materials, equipment and supplies.
  6. Enforcing the site’s historical authenticity standards.
  7. Planning and staffing educational programs.
  8. Assisting in the management of special events.
  9. Maintaining and updating historic clothing and equipment inventory.
  10. Conducting historical research and planning new interpretive programs.  

Interested individuals should send their resume with a cover letter to Robert Emerson, Executive Director at [email protected] on or before July 6, 2022.

Clerk Typist

This is a part-time position

  1. Processes Memberships.
  2. Serves as telephone and front office receptionist.
  3. Accurately types and files all materials as required, performs clerical tasks as needed.
  4. Processes, assembles and prepares bulk mailings including the newsletter.
  5. Schedules group and school tours, confirms and records group tour reservations.
  6. Processes job applications.
  7. Maintains a current phone listing of all employees.
  8. Maintains master schedule including group tours.
  9. Tracks and files vendor insurance certificates
  10. Maintains staff emergency contact files and updates.
  11. Collects, sorts and distributes daily mail.
  12. Other duties as required.

Interested individuals should send their resume with cover letter to Cynthia Liddell, Finance Manager at [email protected]

Tour Guides

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.  







Hours of Operation

Memorial Day to Labor Day, Open 7 Days per week. 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Final ticket sales at 4:45 p.m.

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

January through March, Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. (Closed Monday-Thursday) 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m

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



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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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