Tours & Tickets

General Admission (Reservations suggested)

  • Adult $19.95
  • Senior $15.95
  • Child (5-15; under 5 free) $9.00

Call (518) 964-6649 for reservations or information

Spirits of History Ghost Tours (Reservations required)

  • Adult $19.95
  • Senior $15.95
  • Child (5-15; under 5 free) $9.00

Call (518) 964-6649 for reservations or information

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

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

Tour size is limited, therefore, reservations are strongly suggested. Please call 518-964-6649.

COVID-19 Precautions

Your safety is very important to us! We have enhanced our health and safety measures to minimize risk to staff and visitors. We follow CDC and NYS governor’s executive orders which include social distancing and use of face coverings. Face coverings are required within our buildings and on all tours without exception.

All tours are guided. Self guiding is not possible at this time and several smaller areas are closed.

Risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where groups of people come together. By visiting, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. Thank you!

General Admission – 18th Century History and Military Demonstration

Step back to 1757 as two world powers fought for control of North America. Begin with a guided tour through museum exhibits and buildings. Interact with the fort’s soldiers to learn about jobs they would have been assigned. Also learn the importance of not permitting French forces to move south from this point. Hear the commands of firing the musket and the roar of the cannon during the military demonstration. Approx: 1 hr 15 minutes.

Tickets good for two consecutive days.

  • Daily:Wednesday-Monday, September 9-October 31st (closed Tuesday) 9:00 am – 5:30 pm – Last tour begins at 3:30 pm

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.  Join us for a tour of 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. Tour size limited. Children under 15 yrs not permitted on the 8:30 and 9:30 pm tour. Reservations by phone: Call (518) 964-6649.

  • Friday-Sunday September 4 – October 31st.

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