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Address: 2 Scott Avenue, Youngstown, NY 14174-0169
Phone Number: +1 716-745-7611
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A very historic spot!

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Buffalo, New York
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Buffalo, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Skip the typical tourist side shows and go directly to the Old Fort after / before visiting the Falls! It is a dramatic walk though the history of the region with authentic facilities to explore that are very cool. One of the oldest buildings in the Northeast - the French Castle and the wide range of armaments and defence in... More 

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Adamstown, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Fort itself if in great condition and was an easy walk. The main "trading house" castle was the center of the attraction and worth a visit alone, but we also enjoyed the redoubts. The 10 minute movie they show at the beginning is always a good starting point. We thoroughly enjoyed learning more about the history of the fort and... More 

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Canton, Ohio, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Came here as a child with my family and brought mine family on young adults and teens. If you get here early enough you can hear a mortar going off. They have a film and tour guide (recommended). There was a musket firing demonstration as well. Go early before tour busses arrive. Very interesting and I can use this in... More 

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Orchard Park, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Wonderful history. I advise participating in the tour -- the narrative and the demonstrations were very interesting. I spent a lot more time there than I thought I would. I definitely recommend for a taste of western New York history not normally discussed, from the Native Americans to the French to the British....

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Thank 2ChildrenOfTheWorld
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We stopped here on our way to the airport and I'm so glad we did, the castle is really neat and many other interesting things to see. It's really cool to see such historic buildings still standing, defiantly a treat.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Old Fort Niagara has stood the test of time and the test of changing countries many times over. The fort is in amazing condition. Four foot thick walls, beautiful brick and stone architecture. The period furnishings in certain rooms really makes you feel as if you've been transformed back into time. One of my favorite displays was in the provisions... More 

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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Have visited many historic sites. This sticks out for a few reasons. Is extremely interesting and remarkable Fort. Also, you can touch things and not like glassed off museum. It is great. Great view of Toronto.

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