Hours / Exceptions: The listed hours are for January through June. During July and August, the hours extend from 5 p.m. to 7. September through December returns to the 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. window. Old Fort Niagara is closed on New Year's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
About: A coveted area of control when settlement occurred, the Old Fort Niagara was fought over by Native Americans, the French, the British and, eventually, the Americans.
The present site includes historical artifacts from several different cultures ranging from the 18th to the 20th centuries. There's also an original War of 1812 flag!
Guided tours, a 16-minute orientation video, musket and artillery firing demonstrations, and the chance to mingle with reenactors are several of the venue's features.