Fort William Henry Museum

Special Events


Soldier Training Weekend

May 17 & 18: 9 am – 5 pm

18th century march/drill; trades and cooking demonstrations; artillery and musket demonstrations.  Included in fort admission.


I Love NY Pathways Through History Weekend

July 14 & 15

$5 admission


French & Indian War Society, Summer History Lecture Series

Aug 7, 14, 21 & 28; 7 pm Conference Center

Lectures on historical topics, free and open to the public.  See complete list at


Fort William Henry Surrender Ceremony

Aug 9th at 12:00 noon


French and Indian War Encampment and 18th Century Sutler Faire

Oct 11 & 12: 9 am – 5 pm

18th century marketplace with handmade crafts, tinware, toys, clothing – something for soldiers and civilians alike!  Free for event; $10 admission to the fort ($5 for children & seniors)


Community Appreciation Weekends:

May 17 & 18; June 14 & 15; July 19 & 20; Aug 16 & 17; Sept 20 & 21; Oct 18 & 19

Free admission (2 adults plus children with each proof of residency) for residents of Warren, Washington, Saratoga and Essex Co.

Residents (with proof of residency) of the Town of Lake George or Village of Lake George have free admission all season.  Active military and veterans (with ID) also have free admission.



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