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Address: 48 Canada Street, Lake George, NY 12845
Phone Number: 518-668-5471
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Description: Tour the site of the dramatic battle, that took place in 1757, between the...
Tour the site of the dramatic battle, that took place in 1757, between the French troops, under Marquis de Montcalm, and the English who were defending the fortress under the command of Lt. Colonel George Monroe.
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Good for a couple of hours

We visited in Aug 2014 and it was nice for a few hours. The staff was friendly & knowledgeable and we got to see a musket fire which my boys loved. They even got to " join" the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
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East Hartford, Connecticut
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East Hartford, Connecticut
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We visited in Aug 2014 and it was nice for a few hours. The staff was friendly & knowledgeable and we got to see a musket fire which my boys loved. They even got to " join" the army by dressing up with weapons which was cute. There was an area to make bead crafts and another to shoot a... More 

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long island
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The museum has reenactments, we heard the cannon sound, the actors wore typical clothing and artifacts

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Summit, New Jersey
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200 reviews 200 reviews
63 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I really, really wanted to like this museum and it was the reason for our trip up to Lake George; we had been up before, but didn't have time to spend at the museum previously. As I had just finished reading The Last of the Mohicans, I thought it would be fun to check it out. Unfortunately, there just isn't... More 

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Albany, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great room,staff and breakfast. Real value. Room was clean and staff helpful in our visit. Breakfast was over the top.

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Maryland, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Saw this fort on the same day I saw Fort Ticonderoga and Crown Point. You should go to those instead. This one is just over-priced and kitsch-y. The historical content is very watered down.

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Springfield, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We didn't visit here until out 4th trip to Lake George and had no idea what we were missing. This was a very fun visit and very interesting for the kids. They have re-enactments that the kids can participate in and was lots of fun, the museum is also very interesting. Highly recommended to visit at least once.

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Oakdale, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The museum price was too high for a family, but the gift shop was full of historical things beyond the typical tourist pickings.

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Milton, Delaware
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63 reviews 63 reviews
35 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Great ghost tour. The guides were knowledgeable and fun. The historical narrative was very interesting and fun

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Bayside, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Friendly staff, great history lesson! beautiful view of lake George! The gift shop features alot of souveniers available for purchase

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Saratoga Springs, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We had a really fun time at the Fort by Firelight special event. The staff is so lovely and the fort was beautiful at night with candle lanterns. We love visiting a piece of history and really enjoyed the scenario tour, with awesome re-enactors. We will definitely be back!

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