Canada’s War of 1812 comes to life inside Fort George, site of a key battle more than 200 years ago. Wander through eight restored buildings, hear military music performed by the 41st Fife and Drum Corps, watch live musket demonstrations and enjoy beautiful views of the mighty Niagara River. Trained interpreters in historical dress share stories of the lives of British soldiers and their families, as well as the fateful day the fort fell to American forces.

Fort George National Historic Site is located in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. See our hours of operation, fees, and plan your visit today!

For more information, please call (905) 468-6614 or email


  • Annual passes

    Make Fort George a place to come back to with the purchase of an annual pass.

  • Xplorers program

    The Parks Canada Xplorers booklet will help your child get the most out of their visit, provide your family with a great experience, and give you the inside track on this amazing site.

  • ​Red chairs

    Parks Canada has two sets of red Adirondack chairs in quiet and scenic locations throughout Fort George National Historic Site. It’s time to connect! With nature - with history - with friends and family.

  • Fife and Drum Corps and Band of Music

    Hear the military music of Fort George National Historic Site’s Fife and Drum Corps as well as the social tunes popular during the War of 1812 performed on historic instruments by the unique Band of Music.

All activities

Sea birds Bird watching
Hiking Hiking
Photo Opportunity Photography
Dogs on leash Dog walking
Notice board Interpretive trail
Picnic area Picnicking
Geocaching Geocaching
Lookout Lookout
Interpretation Tours and programs