Fort William Henry Museum

2018 Special Events

2018 Reenactor Meet & Sutler Fair

NYS Pathways Through History

Saturday and Sunday, June 16-17

"NYS Pathways Through History" Bring your father for free on Father's Day. Special admission rate for the weekend.


Declaration of Independence

Wednesday, July 4

Reading of the Declaration of Independence - 11am.


Living History Weekend

August 10th - 12th

Encampment, military drill.
261st Commemoration of the Surrender at 12 noon on Saturday Aug 11th.


Smithsonian Museum Day Live

Saturday, September 22

Smithsonian Museum Day Live.
Civil War Encampment 9:00am - 4:00pm


Fort by Firelight

Friday, October 5 & Saturday, October 6

"Fort by Firelight" The enemy is about to overrun the fort! Escape with the help of the fort's soldiers as they guide you through the darkness, surrounded by musket and cannon fire to escape before it is too late! 7:30 pm start. Groups go each half hour with the last starting at 10:30 pm. Reservations are required.


Field of Flags - Veterans Appreciation Week

November 5-12

"Field of Flags" Veterans Appreciation Week. A field of over 5,000 flags will grace the west lawn near the fort. The public is invited to share the names of their service man or woman to be added to the field. A musket salute was held on November 11th at 11am on the field.


Community Appreciation Day

All season

"Community Appreciation Days" Residents (with residency proof) of Warren, Washington, Essex, Hamilton and Saratoga counties have free admission on these dates. June 16 & 17; July 21 & 22; August 11 & 12; September 15 & 16; October 20 & 21.



Motorcoach always welcome


Ghost tours:  These involve walking, stairs and dark places.  Not recommended for expectant mothers, or those with a history of neck or back conditions, heart or other conditions aggravated by exertion or for young children.  

For more details, please call 518-668-5471.




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