Old Fort Erie
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Old Fort Erie

Travel to the edge of the Niagara River in Fort Erie to experience the sights and sounds of a fort under siege at this War of 1812 National Historic Site. Join British, First Nations, and American soldiers on a tour of the grounds and learn more about Niagara’s pivotal role in the War of 1812. Step back in time and relive history with daily tours, musket demonstrations and the annual Siege of Old Fort Erie Re-enactment.

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    Seasonal
    May - Oct
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    Approximate Duration
    90 min.
    (varies)
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    Partially Accessible
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    Guided Tour
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    Free Parking
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    Snack Bar Available

Revisit the past

Adult

(13+ years)
$13.27

Child

(6 - 12 years)
$8.41

Old Fort Erie
Speaker Series

Various Dates

Join us for this four-part speaker series and reenactment highlighting 18th Century history of Old Fort Erie.

Authors will discuss the soldiers, settlers and Indigenous people surrounding the fort between 1764 and 1800. Enjoy light refreshments as we celebrate the 1764 fort as the first English settlement in Ontario.

Hours of Operation

Features

Step Back in Time!

Step Back in Time!

Our costumed staff will guide you deep into the walls of the Old Fort, sharing facts and stories, while demonstrating what life during this period of history was like for the inhabitants. Walk in the footsteps of history on the grounds of Canada's bloodiest battlefield.

Welcome Centre

Welcome Centre

The interactive exhibits featured in the Welcome Centre provide an in depth exposition into the site's history and provide the background information needed to get the most from your visit. A theatre and full-service snack bar round out the amenities in this impressive space.

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