Old Fort Niagara Reviews
It's a nice vintage place which gives a very Irish monument vibe. There are good guides and mock gun demonstration with people dressed in ancient clothing. It also offers good hot chocolate. more »
First a brief history. The French started building the fort about 1672 & finishing about 1672. After the French & Indian War the fort was relinquished to the British. In 1796 the United States... more »
Visited on a clear, sunny day although the temperature was only just above freezing. Interesting visitors' centre which shows a video on the history of the fort. The grounds and buildings of the actual fort are in good condition after past renovation and provide a glimpse of what life was like back when it was a French / British / American outpost. All the staff were very enthusiastic and helpful. Definitely worth a visit.
What a cool place! The guys at the desk were super friendly and knowledgeable, and even though it was freezing and windy they still performed the reenactments for us and the only other couple brave enough to go out in that weather! Definitely watch the film before visiting the buildings. The knowledge you have will be handier when looking around the place.
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