• large wooden spikes jut out from a large wooden angular wall lit by sunlight. verdant grass surrounds it.

    Fort Stanwix

    National Monument New York

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  • Bridge Repair Work

    Beginning September 15, the main bridge into the fort will be closed for repairs. Visitors will be able to access the fort through the sally port entrance. An accessible ramp will be available upon request. Visit the Willett Center for assistance on-site.

Operating Hours & Seasons 2014

From January to December, Fort Stanwix National Monument is open daily 9 am to 5 pm, year round except for January 1st, Thanksgiving Day, and December 25th.

Fort Stanwix National Monument also staffs the Oriskany Battlefield State Historic Site and Steuben Memorial State Historic Site in partnership with the State of New York.

Please check below for a detailed monthly schedule.

Fort Stanwix National Monument Schedule

January 2 to
March 22
*all tours weather permitting*
Willett Center: Open daily 9 am - 5 pm

Fort:
Ranger-led tours of the fort leave from the Willett Center at 10 am & 2 pm
March 22 to
March 31
*all tours weather permitting*
Willett Center: Open daily 9 am - 5 pm

Fort:
Ranger-led tours of the fort leave from the Willett Center at 10 am & 2 pm
April 1 to
October 31
Willett Center: Open daily 9 am - 5 pm
Ranger-led tours of the fort leave from the Willett Center at 10 am & 2 pm

Fort:
Open daily 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
November 1 to
December 1
Willett Center: Open daily 9 am - 5 pm
Ranger-led tours of the fort leave from the Willett Center at 10 am & 2 pm

Fort: Open daily 9:15 am - 4 pm

December 2 to
December 31

*all tours weather
permitting*

Willett Center: Open daily 9 am - 5 pm

Fort: Ranger-led tours of the fort leave from the Willett Center at 10 am & 2 pm

Oriskany Battlefield State Historic Site Schedule

April 1 to
October 31
Entrance Gate & Visitor Center:
Open daily 10 am - 4 pm
Grounds open for pedestrian visitors dawn to dusk.
Saturdays & Sundays: Ranger-led walking tours leave from the parking lot at 10:30 am, 12:30 pm, & 2:30 pm.
November 1 to
March 31
Grounds open for pedestrian visitors dawn to dusk.

Steuben Memorial State Historic Site Schedule

May 26 to
September 1
Entrance Gate: Open daily 10 am to 4 pm
Grounds open for pedestrian visitors dawn to dusk.
Saturday & Sunday: Ranger-led programs available upon request.
September 2 to
May 25
Grounds open for pedestrian visitors dawn to dusk.

*All hours are subject to change without notice*

Please click here to see our Calendar of Events and what there is to do in all seasons at Fort Stanwix.

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