Accessibility Statement

The Fort William Henry Museum is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. We aim to comply with Section 508 and WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards up to level AA.

If you experience any difficulty in accessing this website, please don’t hesitate to contact us or call 518-668-5471 or by mail at:

48 Canada Street
Lake George, NY 12845

The majority of modern computers will open PDF documents automatically, but you may need to download Adobe Acrobat Reader to view PDF files on this website.

Please be aware that our efforts are ongoing as we incorporate the relevant improvements to meet WCAG 2.0 AA guidelines over time. If you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of this site or need assistance in using the processes found within this site, please contact us or call 518-668-5471. If you do encounter an accessibility issue, please be sure to specify the Web page and we will make all reasonable efforts to make that page accessible.

Our building is a recreation of the 1755 fort built in the 1950s. We would like our guests to be aware that there are some areas which are very difficult to access.

  • Parking: handicapped spaces are available in our parking lot with flat, even paths to our entrance.
  • The entrance, museum shop and restrooms are on one level with concrete floors.
  • Our parade ground is hard packed dirt covered with gravel and has some uneven spots.
  • The west barracks main museum-ground floor, north barracks-ground floor, Native American Room, audio-visual room are accessible from the parade ground level or by installed ramps.
  • The fort’s upper walls and West/North Barracks 2nd floors are now accessible via an outdoor elevator in the Northwest corner of the parade ground.

We want all our visitors to have an enjoyable visit to Fort William Henry! We understand that some areas have limited access, and therefore offer free admission to those with disabilities. Our guide staff provide one-on-one historical discussions and demonstrations for those unable to participate in the regular tour.