Fort Ontario State Historic Site, Oswego

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  • A historic place suitable for people of all ages. It is a must go for some great sunsets and photos. Great place to bring your dogs, or for a great view of overlooking Oswego harbor. Really nice place...  more »
  • While in town on a recent business trip, I walked out to see this magnificent structure several times. There is a walking trail at 4th and Bridge Street that takes you there or you can drive out too. ...  more »
  • We had an opening in our schedule, which some of us decided to go the fort, and we were glad we did. It helped that it was a beautiful day, which from the fort one can get a great view of the lake and...  more »
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  • This site was a wonderful visit for my family. My kids particularly enjoyed looking through the buildings and across Lake Ontario from atop of the earthen works. The site is quite well kept and maintained, the staff are knowledge and engaging. Plan to spend at least 2 hours exploring the buildings the displays inside and the surrounding grounds. Admission is low and it is a great place to visit as a family.
  • Fort Ontario is an interesting place. This was my first time going to upstate NY. First time to Lake Ontario. The Fort was so remote and rugged in it's time of use. Winter is Coming. 🤓
  • Very well taken care of after years of being underwhelming. This is by far one of my favorite places in New York State.
  • Very interested and very amazing how it was designed. I'm from Oklahoma and if ever come back will visit again.
  • A lot of history to be seen, videos inside explain A lot of it and you can either take the guided tour or wander the grounds with guide's tour map.

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