Fort William Henry Museum

Special Events


NYS Pathways Through History

June 18-19

Special admission $10 adults/seniors; $5 children.  Bring your father for free on Father's Day!


Scout Days

July 23

Bring your scout to the fort for a special day of living history.  $10 adults/seniors; $5 children/scout.


259th Anniversary of the Surrender of Fort William Henry

August 13

Surrender Ceremony, reading of surrender terms, wreath laying ceremony at 12:00 noon.


Home School Day

September 24

Home school students and parents are invited to a special day of living history.  $10 adults/seniors; $5 children.


Fort by Firelight

October 8

the fort is being overrun by the enemy!  Follow one of the fort's soldiers as they guide you through the darkness, surrounded by musket and cannon fire and escape before it's too late!  $16.95 adults; $7.95 children 5-15; $13.95 seniors.


Field of Flags

November 7-14

Veterans appreciation week.  A field of flags each with a name of a veteran will grace the west lawn of the Fort William Henry.  Musket Salute and wreath laying ceremony on Friday, Nov 11 at 11am to mark Veterans Day.


Community Appreciation Days:

May 21 & 22; June 25 & 26; July 16 & 17; August 13 & 14; September 17 & 18 and October 15 & 16.  

Residents (with proof of residency) of Warren, Washington, Essex and Saratoga County have free admission to the fort.  



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