We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Old Fort Erie

350 Lakeshore Road, Fort Erie, Ontario L2E 6T2, Canada
+1 877-642-7275
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Admission is too high

We took our grandsons to this Fort last week. Admission was too high - no family rate, no senior... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
Howdy2014
,
Stoney Creek, Canada
Old Fort Erie

Very nice place to visit to see how the Canadian Forts are. Very educational. Nice guided tour. The... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
Mark M
,
Fredericksburg, Virginia
via mobile
Read all 216 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“guided tour” (35 reviews)
“niagara falls” (18 reviews)
LOCATION
350 Lakeshore Road, Fort Erie, Ontario L2E 6T2, Canada
CONTACT
Website
+1 877-642-7275
Write a ReviewReviews (216)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"guided tour"
in 35 reviews
"niagara falls"
in 18 reviews
"musket demonstration"
in 10 reviews
"cookies"
in 6 reviews
"re enactment"
in 7 reviews
"history buff"
in 8 reviews
"excellent tour"
in 6 reviews
"answer questions"
in 5 reviews
"period costume"
in 6 reviews
"the kitchen"
in 6 reviews
"buffalo ny"
in 3 reviews
"nice place to visit"
in 3 reviews
"short movie"
in 4 reviews
"visitor center"
in 4 reviews
"adventure pass"
in 4 reviews
"great history"
in 4 reviews
"historic sites"
in 4 reviews
Filter

21 - 30 of 207 reviews

Reviewed 27 August 2017

We took our grandsons to this Fort last week. Admission was too high - no family rate, no senior rate. Even though it is a historical site, the Canada 150 pass was not accepted because it was not Parks Canada but Parks Niagara. The fort...More

Thank Howdy2014
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice place to visit to see how the Canadian Forts are. Very educational. Nice guided tour. The have us a musket demonstration that was outstanding. The Fort is across the river from Buffalo NY. All the staff were very polite. They have wheelchairs they...More

Thank Mark M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 26 August 2017

There is a pass you can buy that will grant you admission to four historic sites. This was one of them. What I also enjoyed about the history pass was that each place kind of tacked on another bit of the story. Sidenote: the passes...More

Thank RavenShade
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Hubby is a history buff, so when we got coupons for this place, it was a must see. He loved reading up on everything in there, interacting with the people who were dressed up. As for me, I found a little bit of it interesting....More

Thank darthstitch
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We started with a guided tour. Our tour guide was excellent telling us lots of stories about the history of the Fort and the battles. We stopped for a muscat demonstration which was led by another guide - fantastic demonstration! After taking a break for...More

Thank 37sd2015
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 21 July 2017

My wife and I were amazed at the information presented to us by the tour guides. The Old Fort was in pristine and original condition and the staff presented as they would have been at the time. It really gave a sense of what happened...More

Thank sandrahogan14
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

The Staff here are very kind, and accommodating. We joined a guided tour, and the tour guide showed clear enthusiasm for his job, wore period accurate clothing, and provided a very insightful look into the war of 1812, and the deep history of the many...More

Thank HarringtonTL
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Very well preserved and restored Fort, interesting History, the highlight of the trip comes with the Hospitality of the Staff at the Fort, very helpful I answering question and eager to do so.

Thank Ron G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

My son and I went to see Old Fort Erie and it was a nice visit. While the fort was basically destroyed and rebuilt - it was rebuilt very nicely. There is a short film at the beginning and then we toured the fort itself....More

Thank wdziurzynski
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent museum and guides plus the reconstructed fort give a complete view of the war on the Niagara river. Did you know the Americans invaded Canada? Delightful staff and excellent exhibits. Highly recommended.

Thank GastroDreamers
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 6 hotels in Fort Erie
Haven Motel
22 reviews
1.30 km away
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Fort Erie
111 reviews
1.36 km away
Gateway Motel
1 review
1.38 km away
Comfort Inn Fort Erie
142 reviews
1.81 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Barrel Italian Kitchen
183 reviews
1.25 km away
M & J Drive-In
21 reviews
1.32 km away
Tim Hortons
27 reviews
1.35 km away
Artemis Family Restaurant
67 reviews
1.26 km away
Nearby Attractions
Wahnekewening Beach
8 reviews
2.85 km away
Fort Erie Race Track
63 reviews
2.67 km away
Fort Erie Railway Museum
14 reviews
2.88 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
zapperrrr
5 May 2018|
Answer
Response from Admanasterski | Reviewed this property |
For the most part the grounds are relatively flat, I don’t remember seeing wheelchair accessiblity, though.
0
Votes