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Old Fort Niagara

102 Morrow Plz, Fort Niagara State Park, Youngstown, NY 14174-1181
+1 716-745-7611
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Oh my the history

This was well worth the drive up to see all the buildings in the fort. So much conflict here to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
BIZWITHCACHING
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Lots of information

We really enjoyed our visit to the fort. We looked around the museum until the movie started. After... 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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102 Morrow Plz, Fort Niagara State Park, Youngstown, NY 14174-1181
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was well worth the drive up to see all the buildings in the fort. So much conflict here to share with the kids. You really could get a feel for what the soldiers endured. Well worth the entrance fee and drive up from the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to the fort. We looked around the museum until the movie started. After watching the movie Ray gave a great tour out to the fort. He was full of information and seemed excited to share it with us. From there...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Face it, compared to Europe, we in North America pale in comparison when it comes to effort to keep history and historic things in our presence. 2 exceptions that come to mind right now are Galt (downtown Cambridge) and Old Fort Niagara. Admission very reasonable,...More

Thank Marco A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the fort during our stay in Niagara Falls with our 4 and 6 year olds. It was an easy drive on the Niagara Scenic Parkway and made a fun afternoon trip. The fort is located in a nice park so we made a...More

Thank Devin R
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Charlotte C, Manager at Old Fort Niagara, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Devin, we are happy to read your kind review and are very glad to hear that you and your family had a good time with us. We thank you again for visiting and wish you all the best!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 3 hours walking around the Fort and still could have seen more! It is a wonderful place to learn our early history and see what it was like back then, Very friendly staff that answered questions and suggested things to see. It is...More

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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting place to visit. Knowledgeable staff Great place to visit There are also many special events each season.

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Reviewed March 22, 2018

Well worth the visit to Old Fort Niagara. Re-enactors guide you around various locations while narrating the history of the fort. They provide history not only of the fort, but everyday life for the time period. Several times a day the cannon is fired. The...More

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Charlotte C, Manager at Old Fort Niagara, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2018

Maverick, we thank you very much for taking the time to post a kind review about the Fort. It pleases us to read you enjoyed both your tour, and our re-enactors. We thank you and hope you may join us again for one of our...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Hadn't visited OFN since I was a boy. Since we were going to Buffalo for the weekend, thought we'd stop to see the Fort. Weather was cold and rainy, but we were dressed for it, and it made for a special experience. We were the...More

Thank Gregory G
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Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

A wonderfully restored fort on the outlet of the Niagara River into Lake Ontario. Since it was a cold blustery day with snow expected, I had the fort pretty much to myself. They offer various demonstrations at set times during the day, or when you...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

We went to the Fort for 2 days...lots to see. It was a special few days when they had reenactors there to talk, dress and live 1st person as the people in that era would have. Many tents of where set around where they stayed....More

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PeteandKatie G
January 29, 2018|
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Response from Kirk D | Reviewed this property |
an hour or all day. It is a beautiful spot and it really depends on what you are looking for in visiting here. They have interactive reenactments through out the day in the summer which were pretty interesting.
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Amy N
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Sorry for the delay in the response but I’m not sure, I didn’t see anyone with dogs when we were there.
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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
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