Fort George

sights / Historic

Fort George information

Niagara-on-the-lake , Canada
Address
Street 51 Queens Pde
Telephone
+1 905 468 6614
More information
www.pc.gc.ca/fortgeorge
Prices
adult/child $11.70/5.80
Opening hours
10am-5pm May-Oct, Sat & Sun only Apr & Nov
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On the town's southeastern fringe, restored Fort George dates from 1797. The fort saw some bloody battles during the War of 1812, changing hands between the British and US forces a couple of times. Within the spiked battlements are officers' quarters, a working kitchen, a powder magazine and storage houses. Ghost tours, skills demonstrations, retro tank displays and battle re-enactments occur throughout the summer. Parking costs $6, but this is reimbursed with your ticket.