• Fort Necessity (NPS photo by Debbie Martinez)

    Fort Necessity

    National Battlefield Pennsylvania

Fees & Reservations

ENTRANCE FEES
Individual
$5 - Seven Days
Details - Children 15 and under admitted free

SW Pennsylvania park pass
$15 - 12 Months
Details - Allows entry to Fort Necessity National Battlefield, Johnstown Flood National Memorial, Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site for pass owner(s) and 3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults. Two shared owners allowed. Good for 12 months from date of purchase.

National Passes
America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Passes
Annual Pass, Senior Pass, Access Pass and Volunteer are accepted and available. For more information on these passes, click here.

National Parks Pass, Golden Eagle Passport and Golden Eagle Hologram, Golden Age Passport, and Golden Access Passport.
These passes have been discontinued and replaced by the America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Passes - Annual Pass, Senior Pass, and Access Pass. All passes will continue to be honored according to the provisions of the pass. Only paper Golden Age and Access Passports may be exchanged free of charge for new plastic passes.

Self Guided School Groups
Details - Educational institutions recognized by a federal, state or local government who are visiting Fort Necessity National Battlefield to satisfy curriculum requirements may request a waiver of the entrance fee. Schools and educational groups should schedule in advance and request a fee waiver form. Mid April through early June often fill early. Additional fees apply for Educational Programs -- see below.

ACTIVITY FEES
On-site Programs for Groups
$2-8/person (in addition to entrance fee)
Details - Special interpretive programs can be arranged for groups in the meadow, Mount Washington Tavern, Braddock's Grave and/or Jumonville Glen. Subject to availability. Call 724-329-5811 for more information.

On-Site School Programs
Three Cultures in Conflict - 4th-6th grade
$1/student
Details - This half-day program helps students learn about the French, the British and the American Indians; and the circumstances that led to war. The program includes a workshop in the learning lab where students learn about the three cultures through hands-on activities, a guided tour of the reconstructed fort, a tour of the exhibits, viewing the 20- minute film, visiting the bookstore and access to picnic tables for lunch.

Travelers and Workers Along the National Road - 3rd Grade
$1/student
Details - This half-day program helps students learn about travel and travel accommodations on the National Road. The program includes a tour of the Historic Mount Washington Tavern, a workshop in the Learning Lab, a tour of the exhibits, viewing the 20-minute film, visiting the bookstore and access to picnic tables for lunch.

Guided Tours - 7th - 12th grade
$1/student
Details - The teacher may select from several different guided tours and activities for their students: a tour to the reconstructed fort, a tour of the Mount Washington Tavern, a tours of the exhibits, viewing the 20-minute film, or visiting the bookstore. The group will have access to the picnic tables for lunch. Each tour last 45 minutes. For reservations call 724-329-8124.

Off-site Programs
Fees Vary
Details - Park Rangers/Costumed interpreters are available for programs at your site. A nominal fee is charged to cover expenses. Call 724-329-5811 for more information.

Did You Know?

General Braddock

To increase speed, General Braddock split his army. The 1,200 men in the vanguard were severely routed by French and Indians from Fort Duquesne. Braddock died during the retreat and was buried in the road. More...