Fridays on the Frontier

Sessions for this event:

Session 1:
Fri Oct 7th, 2022 10:00 am - Fri Oct 7th, 2022 1:00 pm

Session 2:
Fri Oct 14th, 2022 10:00 am - Fri Oct 14th, 2022 1:00 pm

Session 3:
Fri Oct 21st, 2022 10:00 am - Fri Oct 21st, 2022 1:00 pm

This school program explores life at a frontier outpost in the 18th century.

This educational program explores the early Native American, French, British and American history of the Niagara Region. Topics include Haudenoaunee history and culture, guard a fort, musket and cannon firings, historic clothing, women's roles at a military fort and more. Register your class by contacting Katie Gaisser at 716-745-7611 x 221 or via email at [email protected]

Your school may be eligible for a grant from Ladders to the Outdoors that covers admission and transportation costs. Here is how-

1. Book your tour with Old Fort Niagara (see above)

2. Apply to Ladders to the Outdoors

3. If accepted, you will receive a confirmation code from Ladders to the Outdoors.

4. Bring the confirmation when you visit the fort and present it at the admissions desk.

General Events Event

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. 


General Admission



Children (6 to 12 years) 


Children (5 and under):






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