Fort William Henry Museum

Lake George, New York

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Interactive history museum guides guests through Fort William Henry’s bloody past with live reenactors musket and canon demonstrations

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Promotional value expires Oct 30, 2016. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Museum is open May 5–Oct 30, 2016. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose from Three Options

  • $16.95 for general admission for two ($35.90 value)
  • $32.95 for general admission for four ($71.80 value)
  • $49.95 for general admission for six ($107.70 value)

Museum is open May 5–Oct 30, 2016.

Fort William Henry Museum

In August of 1755, when British forces began construction on Fort William Henry on the shores of Lake George, Upstate New York was in what seemed a constant state of war. British, French, Iroquois, and Mahican leaders vied for control of the Hudson and Mohawk valleys, resulting in 70 years of skirmishes and tensions, and the bloody French and Indian War. Today, the timbered walls of Fort William Henry are quiet, and rather than firing on approaching French troops, the cannons and smartly dressed redcoats that line the barricades educate kids and families about life in the fortress during the stormy 1750s. Tours with uniformed reenactors guide visitors through military drills which offer a glimpse into the daily life of the soldiers in King George’s army. Visitors can also self-guide through the museum and view the cannon and musket demonstrations.

Due to its brutal history, Fort William Henry has drawn paranormal investigators to its confines, including the SyFy Channel's Ghost Hunters team. Visitors can take a crack at their specter-stalking skills through candle-lit ghost tours, armed with the same equipment that ghost hunters use to interview ghosts for the Census every 10 years.

Customer Reviews

Nice tour, with lots of interesting speakers. Everyone should visit this great fort.... Re-live the history.
Donna B. · December 15, 2016
My visit was fun and educational. Lake George is a great place to visit.
Carol L. · November 29, 2016
Wonderful experience! If you haven't been there recently, you owe it to yourself & your family to experience this hands-on history lesson. Fascinating!
Lauren H. · November 28, 2016
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    Lake George, New York

    48 Canada Street

    Lake George, NY 12845

    +15186683081

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