French and Indian War Encampment
Old Fort Niagara's largest event of the year recreates the historic siege of 1759 when British forces and their Native allies besieged Fort Niagara's French garrison. This event features hundreds of reenactors, large scale battle reenactments, siege demonstrations, military music, large living history camps, period merchants and artisans, Native councils and much more.
Admission to the event is $13.00 per person.
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.