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Old Fort Niagara Offers Free Admission to Veterans and Active Military Personnel on Veterans Day

by C. Clark
Tue, Nov 3rd 2015 02:00 pm

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

January through March, Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. (Closed Monday-Thursday)

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

Memorial Day to Labor Day, Open 7 Days per week.

September-November, Open Wednesday through Sunday (Closed Mondays and Tuesdays)

December 2021, Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. 

Hours are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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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