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Old Fort Niagara

102 Morrow Plz, Fort Niagara State Park, Youngstown, NY 14174
+1 716-745-7611
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History Lesson

We had the discover pass which allows you a discount on the admission. It is NOT included in the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
A Must See!

We thoroughly enjoyed the time we spent at Fort Niagara. It was a cool rainy day yet we didn't... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Old Fort Niagara is a living history site within close driving distance of Niagara Falls (both NY and Ontario) and Buffalo, NY, featuring original 18th-century stone buildings, built by the French and British, and daily interpretive programming that spans its three centuries of history. Open daily at 9 a.m. with ticket sales ending at 4:30 pm (ticket sales end at 6:30 pm in July and August).
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  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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102 Morrow Plz, Fort Niagara State Park, Youngstown, NY 14174
+1 716-745-7611
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Reviewed yesterday

We had the discover pass which allows you a discount on the admission. It is NOT included in the pass. It's kinda of misleading at the visitor center because they tell you everything on their flyer is included but it's really just a coupon for...More

Thank BetsyC10384
Reviewed 4 days ago

We thoroughly enjoyed the time we spent at Fort Niagara. It was a cool rainy day yet we didn't mind a bit. The buildings have been kept in such amazing condition that it is like walking back in time. There are staff dressed in period...More

Thank davaltar3
Reviewed 6 days ago

The site of the old fort is a beautiful place to visit and to learn more about the history at the same time as taking in the beautiful location right on the junction of the Niagara river and Lake Ontario. The site itself is quite...More

Thank GTSSurrey
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you very little this is the place to go. It is a short drive up the river to the fort, about 30 minutes. The fort was started by the French and became the American stronghold in the area for the War of 1812. There...More

Thank webatweb
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are visiting the Buffalo/Niagara region, Old Fort Niagara is an absolute must visit. Let alone all of the historic aspects of the park, you also get a great view of the lake and Canada. The grounds are well maintained, the bathrooms are the...More

Thank kwnike13
Reviewed 1 week ago

A little difficult to find using the published address but worth the trip. Stepping back in time the buildings offer an insight into life back in the days of conflict between the Americans, British and French, nothing changes! Also how the officers lived like gentlemen...More

Thank lordgarner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely outstanding historical site. The history runs from the French and Indian War thru the Revolution, the War of 1812 and the Civil War. Very well maintained with exhibits. The staff was very knowledgeable and friendly. If you love history, this is the place to...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old Fort Niagara is a beautifully restored historical site. The main attraction is of course the French Castle or “ House of Peace “ begun in 1726. The building was briefly used as a trading post but for all practical purposes was intended to be...More

Thank GilB867
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had talked for several years about visiting this fort, but never got around to it. It was a great visit. Site is well maintained, with lots of interesting exhibits. Staff was very friendly. We recommend taking advantage of the free guided tours, to best...More

Thank Traveller-BL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took my mother in law with us as she nor us have been to the fort. It was so interesting and the host was very informative. We thoroughly enjoyed touring the Fort and the demonstration of the gun was excellent . We loved everything...More

Thank Jane W
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Amy N
23 July 2017|
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Response from feldmaam | Reviewed this property |
In the park I would think so. I didn't see any near the museum, but as others have mentioned, it's best to contact them. I can't imagine a problem if the dog is not loode.
Pat N
7 May 2016|
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I work at the fort and the uneven cobblestones have been replaced with smooth cement. It is much easier now for those in wheelchairs or those having difficulty walking. There is only a very small area (about 10 steps worth... More
Tina C
5 July 2015|
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Response from Chiranjib_Mazumdar | Reviewed this property |
20-30 minutes by car depending on traffic.