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Fort William Henry Museum

Where history comes alive!
48 Canada Street Lake George, NY 12845 | fwhmuseum.com
aerial view of FWHFort William Henry sits atop a small rise at the southern end of Lake George.
ReenactorsCome experience life in a British fort at this Lake George historic site and museum!
Musket ShootingSee musket shootings, cannon firings, and much more.
Cannon FiringFrom special events and ceremonies to reenactments, there's always something exciting going on.
reenactmentEpic reenactments will take you back to the 18th century.
kids in period costumesThis is the place to go in Lake George for family fun and field trips!
museum exhibitMuseum exhibits include artifacts and exhibits depicting Lake George's role in the French & Indian War.
Fort InteriorThe museum is open May through October for events, tours, and more.
sign that says ghost toursIf you're brave enough, there are Haunted History tours in addition to regular guided tours!
graveOn the grounds as well as inside you'll find historical markers and remnants from the past.
The Sutler ShopMake sure to stop by the gift shop to get a souvenir!
FWH entranceVisit their website to learn more and plan a visit today!

Overview

Sitting atop a small rise, Fort William Henry commanded the southern end of Lake George from November 1755 to August 1757 during the French & Indian War. Experience life in a British fort at this Lake George historic site and museum!

Step Back in Time at the Fort William Henry Museum

Watch a live cannon firing, play 18th century games, and join the King's Army at Fort William Henry! Open year-round, this Lake George historical site and museum always has exciting events, reenactments, and tours going on, including Guided Fort Tours, Haunted History Tours, and interactive virtual tours.

This is the place to go for family fun, field trips, and much more. Come and explore the sights and sounds of the French and Indian War!

Visit their website to learn more!

Upcoming Events

Jun
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Law Enforcement Officers' Weekend
Fort William Henry, Shepard Park & Other Locations  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
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Haunted History Tours at Fort William Henry
6:00 PM at Fort William Henry Museum48 Canada Street  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
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Haunted History Tours at Fort William Henry
6:00 PM at Fort William Henry Museum48 Canada Street  Lake GeorgeNY  12845

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