Fort Ontario State Historic Site

1 E. Fourth St.
Oswego, NY 13126- Map It
Phone: (315) 343-4711

AAA Editor Notes

Fort Ontario State Historic Site, 5 blks. n. of SR 104 on E. Fourth St., overlooks Oswego Harbor and Lake Ontario. The site was first fortified during the French and Indian War and remained in use through World War II, when it was the only American site to house Holocaust refugees. Barracks, guard houses, a powder magazine, two officers' quarters, underground stone casements and the grounds have been restored to the 1868-72 time period. Guided tours are available. Pet friendly (call for restrictions/fees.). Picnicking is permitted.
$4; $3 (ages 62+ and students with ID); free (ages 0-12).
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10-4:30, Sun. noon-4:30, July 1-Labor Day; Wed.-Sat. 10-4:30, Sun. noon-4:30, mid-May through June 30 and day after Labor Day-Columbus Day. Phone ahead to confirm schedule. Allow 1 hour minimum.