Tours & Tickets

Guided Tours (Reservations recommended)

Summer Rates

  • Adult $22
  • Senior (62+) $18
  • Student (15-21) $18
  • Child (5-14) $11

Plus NYS tax. Military/Veterans-free with ID.

Call (518) 668-5471 for additional information.
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Haunted History Tours (Reservations recommended)

Summer Rates

  • Adult $22
  • Senior (62+) $18
  • Student (15-21) $18
  • Child (5-14) $11

Plus NYS tax.

Call (518) 668-5471 for additional information
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Tour Details Explore the Sights, Sounds and Stories at the Fort.

Guided Military Demonstrations

Discover 18th century living at Fort William Henry in 1757 as two world powers fought for control of North America.

Tours begin with a museum tour of the main exhibits, spanning the European contact to the battles at Fort William Henry. Speak with a soldier to learn some of the vast history of the area and witness a musket and cannon firing.

  • Open Daily May 1st – Oct 31st

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Haunted History Tours

“With this much history, there are bound to be some ghost stories…”

The area surrounding Fort William Henry has been the scene for countless battles, terrible disease and harsh climate.  With hundreds of years of history, there are bound to be some ghost stories.

Hear stories that have been handed down over the years, as well as the personal experiences of guides leading the tour. You may even encounter your own paranormal experience or capture an other-worldly image. (Tour requires walking, stairs and dark places.)                

 

  • August
    • Monday – Sunday
    • 6pm, 7pm, 8pm, 9pm    

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VIP Collections Tour

*NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE*

Have you ever wondered what the collections room looks like at Fort William Henry? Interested in exploring the artifacts not on display to the public? The Collections Tour is for you! This VIP experience includes a private tour of the Fort and gives you behind-the-scenes access to restricted areas at Fort William Henry. With this tour you will be able to choose a few objects from our vault to view up close and personal. Our Collections Manager will accompany your group and provide information about each artifact selected. Available for groups up to 8 people.

Call (518) 668-5471 or email [email protected] for additional information and to book.

Advanced reservation by at least two weeks is required. Final dates and times will be approved by the Museum.

After-Hours Historical Tours

Don’t want to deal with the summer crowds? Book an after-hours tour at the Fort! This is a private tour led by an 18th Century reenactor. Includes a tour of the Main Museum, additional exhibit spaces, and a musket firing. Only available if booked in advance. Tours available at 8:30 am or 5:30 pm. Available for groups up to 10 people.

Call (518) 668-5471 or email [email protected] for additional information and to book.

Advanced reservation by at least two weeks is required. Final dates and times will be approved by the Museum.

Paranormal Investigations

Interested in learning more about paranormal happenings at Fort William Henry? Book a private paranormal investigation! This private investigation grants you access to the Fort for up to 8 hours at night. It also includes a paranormal guide who will lead you through the most haunted areas of the Fort. Groups are encouraged to bring their own equipment and see what they can discover! Available for groups up to 10 people.

Call (518) 668-5471 or email [email protected] for additional information and to book.

Advanced reservation required. Final dates and times will be approved by the Museum.

Group Visits & Tours

We welcome motor coach and group visits. Custom tours are available for all ages.

Group tours of the Fort include:

  • Uniformed guide meets your group to begin the guided tour
  • Musket loading and firing demonstration
  • Cannon firing demonstration
  • Self guided tour of museum and exhibits

Please contact [email protected] for more information and to book your group tour!