Telephone -  (716) 745-7611 extensions are listed below


Robert Emerson, Executive Director x 228 - remerson@oldfortniagara.org

Jerome Brubaker, Assistant Director and Curator x 225 - jbrubaker@oldfortniagara.org

Cynthia Liddell, Finance Manager x 230 - cliddell@oldfortniagara.org

Katie Gaisser, Resource Development x 221 - kgaisser@oldfortniagara.org

Marlene Wessel, Group Tours, Field Trips, Membership x 223 - mwessel@oldfortniagara.org

Buildings and Grounds

Steve Olay, Buildings and Grounds Manager x 253 - solay@oldfortniagara.org

Dave Wilson, Assistant Manager x 252 - dwilson@oldfortniagara.org

Interpretive Programs

Scott Elliott, Programs Manager -  x 227 selliott@oldfortniagara.org 

Jordan Smith, Assistant Manager and Native American Interpreter  x 229 - jsmith@oldfortniagara.org

Museum Shop

Meredith Olay, Manager x 262 - molay@oldfortniagara.org


Jerome Brubaker, Assistant Director and Curator x 225 - jbrubaker@oldfortniagara.org


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. 


General Admission



Children (6 to 12 years) 


Children (5 and under):






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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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