TEAcher resources


A Virtual Tour of Old Fort Niagara- we recommend viewing this in the classroom prior to your field trip.


The role of music in the 18th century military- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JsWLlgWVP-s&t=32s

The British soldier in the American Revolution- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SFXfXCx-FN0

Fort Niagara's role in the American Revolutionhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YbgzvPWyqg
Fort Niagara in the War of 1812- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0huzzmJ0Rls
The African American 24th Infantry Regiment- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1E5dX_UfyV4&t=1288s

Download our pre-visit booklet-"Flintlocks and Council Fires."

This 12-page booklet contains history, activities, and links to videos to help prepare your students for their Fort visit. Click- http://www.oldfortniagara.org/documents//FlinklocksCouncilFires_Booklet_Final.pdf





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):






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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