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Fort Ligonier

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Address: U.S. Route 30 and Pa. Route 711, Ligonier, PA
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+1 724-238-9701
10:00 - 16:30
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Sun 12:00 - 16:30
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 16:30

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Fort Ligonier Days

Excellent place to learn a lot of history about George Washington and the French and Indian war. Ligonier is full of history and in a beautiful setting.

Reviewed 21 April 2016
Jen H
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Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Excellent place to learn a lot of history about George Washington and the French and Indian war. Ligonier is full of history and in a beautiful setting.

Thank Jen H
Latrobe, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 22 February 2016

This is a great trip to take kids and out of towners too. The history there is amazing and its fun to see.

Thank mike m
Celina, Ohio
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 20 February 2016

One of the best reconstructed forts of the French and Indian War period. Outstanding museum with many personal items of value and historical significance. Highly recommend this attraction.

Thank Joyce M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 21 October 2015

This facility was a surprisingly interesting stop. I'm not a huge fan of historical museums, but my friends were interested in seeing a fort while they were visiting so I chose this one because the location fit well in our travels. I wasn't expecting half of what they had here! What a fantastic collection of memorabilia! This was very worth... More 

1 Thank RetiredinPA2
Ligonier, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 20 October 2015

You will be surprised at all you can find in the Fort. Doesn't look very big but really is an amazing place. Staff well educated and friendly. Hopefully you can go when the re-enactors are there. A must see if you come to Ligonier!!!

1 Thank Sue and Doug S
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Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

The second weekend of October Ligonier hosts Fort Ligonier days. There are tours of the museum and reenactments. There is a huge parade on Saturday that comes down the Main Street and around the town square. It is such a special little town. It really takes you back in time. There are quaint little shops that are open during the... More 

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Reviewed 8 October 2015

Ligonier is a great town to visit. There are various shops to explore and a lovely town center. Not to be missed while visiting Ligonier is Fort Ligonier. The museum is very attractive and has many artifacts and a very nice gift shop. You can also go outside and explore the interesting fort. If you have any interest in history,... More 

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Kokomo, Indiana
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Reviewed 29 September 2015

This museum is simply awesome if you love history. Fort Ligonier was built during the French and Indian War time period and it houses many original items from the time period, including many dug artifacts from the actual site. And there is one painting from the French and Indian War time period hung in their climate controlled paintings room. The... More 

Thank Kyle E
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

Fort director was very well in formed and guided our tour and was willing to answer questions Dinner was catered by Rizzos and was excellent

Thank johnparker330
Tempe, Arizona
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Reviewed 20 September 2015

Fort Ligonier was one in a string of forts during the time of the French and Indian war, which was the North American theater of the 7 years war. The fort has been extensively recreated. (I'm not knowledgeable to say what percentage has been recreated, but I it appears complete to me.) We had a tour by a very knowledgable... More 

Thank Bill M

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