Beginning JULY 1, 2020 -
Guided tour includes a walk through the museum exhibits and buildings before joining living history interpreters to discover what tasks those garrisoning the fort may have been assigned. The tour continues with a short talk about the French and Indian War and the part Fort William Henry played as the British outpost protecting the colonies to the south. Guests will be introduced to the Brown Bess Musket, the weapon of choice at the fort, including a loading the firing demonstration. This will be followed by a talk at the 6 lb cannon to include loading and firing the gun. Guests will have the opportunity for questions and take photos of the lake from the vantage point on the north wall before returning to the tour starting point. Tour time: approx. 90 minutes plus Q&A
AT THIS TIME, RESERVATIONS ARE STRONGLY SUGGESTED due to limited space on each tour. Please call 518-964-6649 to reserve your space and for further information.
Daily at 9:30 am, 10:15, 11:00 am, 12:45, 1:30, 2:15, 3:00 and 3:45 pm
Other options available: Walking Tours: British and French perspective. Tickets available on this site. Purchase a combination fort and a walking tour for 20% off the individual ticket price.
Note: Instructions to print your ticket will be sent by email after purchase. You may also show the purchase on your phone to our admissions desk so that you do not have to print out a paper ticket.
Tour involves walking and stairs. May not be suitable for some individuals.