Old Fort Niagara Offers Free Admission to Veterans and Active Military Personnel on Veterans Dayby C. Clark
For immediate release
(November 3, 2015) Youngstown, N.Y. - Old Fort Niagara will offer free admission to veterans and active military personnel with proper identification on Wednesday, November 11, in commemoration of Veterans Day.
Additionally, accompanying family members will receive $1 off admission that day. Regular admission prices are $12 for adults, $8 for children (ages 6-12) and free for children ages 5 and under.
The fort will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with admissions ending at 4:30 p.m. on Veterans Day.
Calendar of Upcoming Events:
November 6, French Heritage Day
November 11, Veterans Day - free admission for veterans and active military personnel with ID
December 5 and 12, Castle by Candlelight
January 9, 2016, Twelfth Night Ball
Old Fort Niagara (www.oldfortniagara.org) is located in Fort Niagara State Park in Youngstown, N.Y., which is 14 miles north of Niagara Falls via the Robert Moses Parkway North. The fort is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (admissions end at 4:30 p.m.). Old Fort Niagara is a Registered National Historic Landmark and New York State Historic Site operated by the Old Fort Niagara Association (a not-for-profit organization) in cooperation with the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
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.