Old Fort Niagara stands on a bluff above Lake Ontario, and has dominated the entrance to the Niagara River since 1726. The fort played an important role in the struggles of France, Great Britain, and the United States to control the Great Lakes region.
Today, Old Fort Niagara is a National Historic Landmark and New York State Historic site and has become one of the most popular tourist attractions in the Niagara area, featuring the oldest buildings, spectacular scenery, and exciting special events. It offers a unique collection of original military architecture and fortifications from the 18th and 19th Centuries, as well as living history events and programs, historical exhibits and collections, archaeology, and education.
Old Fort Niagara features year round events for the whole family. Open daily from 9:00am to 7:00pm during the summer. Admission prices: Adults $12.00, Children (6-12) $8:00, Children (under 6) FREE! Visit oldfortniagara.org for details on this summer's events!