Fort William Henry Museum and Restoration, Lake George

Categories: History Museums, Historic Sites, Museums, Tourist Spots
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3.6/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web
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  • Enjoyed our trip on a cool, beautiful fall day. My nephew peppered the staff with all kinds of questions, and the staff was knowledgable. Dog friendly a definite plus 
  • Although slightly dated, the fort is fairly interesting. A replica of the original fort with some original artifacts on display provides an interactive experience which is fun for the kids and the adu...  read more »
  • It was a great hotel. the staff, was great. the view was wonderful. the place was clean. Will be back 
  • Great chance to learn about some of the early history of our country. I've always loved the "living history" model, and Fort William Henry does a great job. The tour guides are friendly and knowledgeable, taking the time to explain everything thoroughly and answer an y and all questions. They've also got a great interactive piece for kids to "enlist" in the local militia, put on a uniform and "fire" muskets with museum guides. Sadly, like so many historic sites, not enough people are willing to spend the time visiting. While the rest of downtown Lake George is full of cheesey tourist trap shops selling cheap crap, a rare and vital piece of our nation's history sits ignored by too many people more interested in parasailing and roller coasters at nearby Six Flags.
  • The Fort has an interring history and it is perfectly shown by the museum. The tour is interesting and the free parking is convent. I defiantly recommend looking in the gift shop.
  • Great museum for kids and adults. Friendly staff and informative demonstrations although it's hard to hear the history presentation and it gets a bit stuffy for kids. Otherwise it's a fun time especially with the military drill the kids can participate in - it was the highlight for them!!
  • The sound system while opening movie is poor quality ... sit in first row, overall small fort, not much to see, view of lake is nice from one side. the tour guides were nice. they shared the tales and fired a gun and then a canon (both were super cool) and made a old styled bullet.
  • Great tour guides and a museum that's working hard to be more than a tourist trap. The uniforms are authentic and the displays are interesting. I clip a star for the gift shop, which is fully tourist trapped. Stay clear of it and you'll have a great time.
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