Tours & Tickets

Winter Guided Tours (Reservations required)

  • Adult $15.00
  • Senior $12.00
  • Child (5-15; under 5 free) $6.00

Call (518) 668-5471 for additional information.
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Winter Spirits of History Ghost Tours (Reservations required)

  • Adult $15.00
  • Senior $12.00
  • Child (5-15; under 5 free) $6.00

Call (518) 668-5471 for additional information
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Plus NYS tax. Military/Veterans-free with ID.

Tour Details Explore the Sights, Sounds and Stories at the Fort.

NEW: Interactive Virtual Tours

Discover Fort William Henry from your home or classroom!

Fort interpreters come to you on a live, interactive virtual tour!

Learn about the French and Indian War and the important role played by Fort William Henry. Watch as the soldier explains and fires the Brown Bess Musket. Time allotted for questions at the end of this interactive live presentation.

Tours are scheduled at your convenience!

  • For more information, please call 518-964-6647 or 518-668-5471

Winter Guided Fort Tours

Learn what it was like to winter at Fort William Henry during 1757 as two world powers fought for control of North America.

Begin your guided tour at the Fort William Henry Hotel lobby. The guide will walk the group to the Fort William Henry explaining how the French approached the fort across the current hotel grounds, pulling their cannon ever closer to the walls.

Speak with a soldier to learn some of the vast history of the area and see a musket firing as well as look over the artifacts in the main museum.

  • Saturdays January 15 through March 20, 2021 at 1:30 and 3:00 pm

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Winter Ghost 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.

Begin your tour at the Fort William Henry Hotel lobby, then go with your guide to the fort for a visit to ghostly places.  Hear the stories that have been handed down over the years, as well as the personal experiences of those leading the tour. Tour requires walking, stairs and dark places. .

  • Saturdays beginning January 15 through March 20, 2021 at 5:00 and 6:30 pm.

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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