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Fort Ligonier

U.S. Route 30 and Pa. Route 711, Ligonier, PA
+1 724-238-9701
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Fascinating & Fun...

This place is cool. Education abounds, but it's interestingly presented, with continuous... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2016
Michael A
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Monaca, Pennsylvania, United States
Great Place to Learn Some History

They really did a good job in recreating the fort. Educational and looks like kids really enjoy... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2016
BEVERLY D
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 19:00
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U.S. Route 30 and Pa. Route 711, Ligonier, PA
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

This place is cool. Education abounds, but it's interestingly presented, with continuous improvements always being made. Enjoy!

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

They really did a good job in recreating the fort. Educational and looks like kids really enjoy themselves. They are building an addition to the learning center which should be awesome when it's done.

Thank BEVERLY D
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a very interesting fort to visit. Lots of history about the the area and is one is able to do a self tour with all the signs around the fort. Best time to visit is when there are re-enchantments performed which really gives...More

Thank Larry C
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We enjoyed learning about the history of Fort Ligonier and walking around the fort. The museum exhibits inside were very interesting and well done. However the signage and exhibits in the actual fort could use some work. Some of the signage wasn't as detailed as...More

Thank FunMom21
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Part of the French and Indian War history. Went to see what they had and was impressed by the attached museum on the whole F&I War. Had the usual artifacts, but also had a brace of pistols that belonged to George Washington. The fort itself...More

Thank Bibliotekr
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We enjoyed our visit to the Fort. The museum in the Visitors Center is very good. The Fort itself has signs posted within it, so you know what you're looking at. We wandered around the Fort by ourselves as it is self guided. No one...More

Thank dfett
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Had passed by the Fort several times in my travels and always wanted to stop but never seemed to have the time. So when I planned a motorcycle ride to Western Maryland for a few days I figured this would be the best time. The...More

Thank blues4545
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

On the 4th of July my husband and friends of ours from Canada decided to do a walk-through Fort Ligonier. So fascinating to see all the displays all the artifacts, the way they lived the way they fought, totally Amazing! There's information everywhere tells you...More

Thank Julie R
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This is a great exhibit of the history of the French and Indian war. Have not visited since I was in school and revisited over the 4th of July. A great lesson in history and now under way to expand for 2017. The life of...More

Thank Phil R
Reviewed 1 July 2016

My son and his elementary school got an afternoon's worth of history thanks to the docents at Fort Ligonier. Dressing the part made the kids think the docents were actually from the time period they were learning about. Be sure to check out the preserved...More

Thank Lbro878
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cecustard
30 April 2016|
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Response from froglady607 | Reviewed this property |
I think 2-21/2 hours would be about right to see everything and enjoy all the written documentation. If you breezed thru the museum, probably an hour and a half.
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Tar B
27 March 2016|
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Response from Patrick S | Reviewed this property |
Built by the British and Colonial forces as the jumping off point for the attack against the French Fort Duquesne (Pittsburg) after the failure of the Braddock Expedition. Circa 1758. Commanded by General Forbes. It was a... More
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