Fort Ligonier, US 30 W. And State Route 711 N., is an on-site full scale reconstructed/restored eighteenth century fort, having the only fascine cannon battery in North America with numerous reproduced British artillery pieces. The British fort built in 1758 served as a stronghold during the French and Indian War and was decommissioned in 1766. A museum contains original period portraits including Sir John Ligonier, King George III and Queen Charlotte, as well as archeological exhibits. Major new exhibitions are scheduled and restorations are ongoing. Admission fee is charged. Phone 724-238-9701. Visit our website: www.fortligonier.org.
Open to the public April 2 - November 25th. Special group tours by appointment in April. Operating hours: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Hours on Thursday and Friday in June and August are 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. The museum is open winter weekends Friday to Sunday.
Admission for adults is $12; Senior citizens are $10; Students ages 17 to 21 are $10; children ages 6 to 16 years are $6; children 5 years and under are free.
Calendar of Events:
May 25 - 18th-Century Military Encampment
May 26 - 18th-Century Military Encampment
Jun 7 - Friendly Fire Friday for Free - 2019
Jun 10 - Fort Kids Camp I - 2019
Jun 11 - Fort Kids Camp I - 2019
Jun 12 - Fort Kids Camp I - 2019
Jun 13 - Fort Kids Camp I - 2019
Jun 14 - Fort Kids Camp I - 2019
Jun 21 - Act 48 Teachers Workshop
Jun 29 - Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra at the Fort
Jul 15 - Fort Kids Camp II - 2019
Jul 16 - Fort Kids Camp II - 2019
Jul 17 - Fort Kids Camp II - 2019
Jul 18 - Fort Kids Camp II - 2019
Jul 19 - Fort Kids Camp II - 2019
Jul 25 - Act 48 Teachers Workshop
Aug 6 - Educator Open House - 2019