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Niagara Falls and Western New York Sights

Old Fort Niagara

  • Military Site

Fodor's Review

The earliest part of the fort was built as a French castle in 1726, and the complex later played a critical role in the French and Indian War (1754–63). You can watch colorful displays of cannon and musket firings, historical reenactments, 18th-century military demonstrations, and take part in archaeological programs. The fort is inside Fort Niagara State Park, 15 mi north of Niagara Falls.

Sight Information

Address:

Rte. 18F, off Robert Moses Pkwy., Youngstown, New York, 14174, United States

Phone:

716-745–7611

Sight Details:

  • $10
  • Sept.–June, daily 9–5; July and Aug., daily 9–7

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