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Address: 2 Scott Avenue, Youngstown, NY 14174-0169
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Great fort, nice museum

Fort Niagara is unique in the fact that it still contains its original buildings. The museum shows an entertaining, informative film about the different wars that took place... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fort Niagara is unique in the fact that it still contains its original buildings. The museum shows an entertaining, informative film about the different wars that took place here, and has many great artifacts. The fort itself is a mixture of War of 1812 era defenses alongside the original French structures. The uniformed interpreters often give live fire demonstrations with... More 

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Washington, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OFN is an excellent preservation of early American military history. The self guided tour pamphlet given at the check in station is easy to follow, well marked and provides a very good summary as to what you are encountering. Then to come up close the structures, wood, earthen hills, equipment and decor/furniture and it really takes you back to the... More 

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Regina, Saskatchewan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a chilly rainy afternoon exploring the buildings of Old Fort Niagara. Fascinating place that made history come alive for 2 young boys, one of whom declared "it was worth the effort" in spite of the rain.

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surabaya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We can imagine the troops who live here, where they sleep, eat, pray and do activities. It is Christmas so all tables, walls, doors are beautifully decorated with Christmas ornaments. One soldier also demonstrate how to shoot with an old gun ! Like we were taken back in time when the Fort was active. Nice experience for the whole family... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The historical exhibits in the museum were fascinating and the grounds really give you a feel for military life back in the War of 1812 days. The live musket demonstrations are a must see but leave enough time to see the grounds properly.

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Niagara Falls, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

You really must make the short trip from the Falls. The buildings and fortifications actually date from the 1700s. The visitor center is interesting and the staff does a nice job bringing the place to life.

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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

If you would like to see history come alive you should visit the castle When they hold their Holiday fund raiser "castle by candle light" Note it is only held on 2 December Saturday nights see their website for details It was cold ,It was ,damp , IT was TOTALLY WORTH it !! there were many folks in period dress... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We spent about a hour and a half here. Don't miss the film history before you take the self guided tour. It gives you a lot of insight. The old Fort was nicely decotrard with Holiday cheer. We even got to watch the musket demonstration!

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Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Well done museum and film. Walking the grounds, even off season, was fun. The Musketeer and his French sidekick did a wonderful job. Well informed and entertaining. Beautiful architecture! Loved looking at artifacts from the 1600 & 1700's! Don't miss it!

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Kirtland, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Very cool place. Spent an hour there started with movie which starts on the hour. Took a hour to go counter clockwise which let us time the musket shooting demo at the top of the next hour. Worth the trip!

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