Membership Information

Importance of Membership

Becoming a member of the Old Fort Niagara Association means joining a group of likeminded people who treasure Old Fort Niagara for its historical and cultural importance. Our members are advocates for preserving, educating and protecting Old Fort Niagara for today and the future. All it takes to do something this important is yearly membership!


Members of the Old Fort Niagara Association receive:

  • Free admission to Old Fort Niagara for twelve months
  • Free admission to special events (fundraisers excepted)
  • Discounted admission rates for their guests
  • A 10% discount on items in the Museum Shop
  • A newsletter devoted to the Fort's history and archaeology
  • Notice of membership functions and special events

Membership Fees*

Individual: $75

Family: $125 (parents & dependent children; or grandparents & grandchildren)

Lifetime: $1,000 (payable over five years)

Membership fees support the preservation and operation of Old Fort Niagara.

*Please note that new or renewed memberships to the Old Fort Niagara Association will NOT be processed onsite during any special event, including the French and Indian War Encampment. Please plan accordingly or purchase a membership online by clicking below.

Old Fort Niagara is a State Historic Site operated by the Old Fort Niagara Association, Inc., in cooperation with the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation. Membership in the Old Fort Niagara Association, a not-for-profit organization, is open to anyone.

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Please contact Carrie LaFlair at or (716) 745-7611 ext. 223.

Hours of Operation

January 13 through March, Open Wednesday-Sunday  10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m

April 1- June 30, Open Daily 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

July and August, Open Daily 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

September 1 - October 15, Open Daily 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

October 16 - December 31, Open Wednesday through Sunday (Closed Mondays and Tuesdays) 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

The fort will be open daily during Christmas week, December 26 - 31. 

Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. 


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Children (6 to 12 years) 


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Support the Fort

Old Fort Niagara is operated by the Old Fort Niagara Association, an independent, not-for-profit organization established in 1927. We do not rely on tax dollars. Instead, the Fort is funded through a combination of admission fees, museum shop sales, and charitable contributions.

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