Fort William Henry Museum


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Education Programs

Group Tours:

Fort William Henry provides school, scout and bus groups with an age appropriate tour of the Fort including the following:

  • Short introductory film of the fort's history
  • Uniformed guide meets your group to begin the guided tour
  • Musket loading and firing demonstration
  • Cannon firing demonstration
  • Musket ball molding demonstration
  • Self guided tour of museum and exhibits
  • On-site gift shop with souvenirs, books and gifts 

A group is 15 people or more. Each group receives 2 complimentary admissions per group.



Lake George Education Tour:

The LGET is a great way to expeirience the sights, sounds and history of the Lake George area.  The Educational Tour includes:

  • Teacher information package sent before visit
  • Short introductory film of the fort's history
  • Uniformed guide to meet your group to begin the guided tour
  • Musket loading and firing demonstration
  • Cannon firing demonstration
  • Self guided tour of museum and exhibits
  • 1 hour cruise on board the Mohican or Minnie-Ha-Ha of the Lake George Steamboat Company
  • Snack bar open on board the Steamboat for lunch
  • A complimentary beverage on board (coffee, tea, hot chocolate, soda)
  • Ice cream or candy treat after returning to shore
  • Gift shop available with souvenirs, books and gifts

One free adult admission with every ten (10) paid student admissions.


 All Groups:

  • Fort Admission is valid all day, so you can come and go as you please.
  • Boxed lunch is available- call ahead for reservations.

 Bring History to Your School!

Have history come alive for your students with a visit to your classroom by the Fort William Henry Museum's Curator, who is also an experienced archaeologist.

Visits include a discussion of the history of the fort and the importance of archaeology to help us understand our past. Students will be given a hands-on opportunity to study a number of artifacts found at the Fort William Henry site. 

Visits are approximately 1 1/2 hours long, but they can be tailored to meet the needs of your school. Call 668-5471 for details.

 For More Information on our Educational and Group Tours
Please Call: 518-964-6647


Fort William Henry Museum | Canada Street | Lake George, NY 12845 | 518-668-5471