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

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.

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



Children (6 to 12 years) 


Children (5 and under):






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