We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Fort Ligonier

U.S. Route 30 and Pa. Route 711, Ligonier, PA
+1 724-238-9701
Review Highlights
Interesting Historical Fort

We visited Fort Ligonier in October. We were the only one's there which seemed odd, but it was... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2016
David F
Interesting bit of history.

Stayed in Ligonier with plans to see other sites. Didn't even know there was a Fort Ligonier... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
Amherst, New York
Read all 208 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
U.S. Route 30 and Pa. Route 711, Ligonier, PA
+1 724-238-9701
Write a ReviewReviews (208)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

41 - 50 of 206 reviews

Reviewed 4 October 2016

We visited Fort Ligonier in October. We were the only one's there which seemed odd, but it was still a nice historical place to visit and learn a little about the French-Indian War

1  Thank David F
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Stayed in Ligonier with plans to see other sites. Didn't even know there was a Fort Ligonier. Worth the time to see. It takes about an hour or so to walk around the fort and museum (major expansion under way). The only 2 suggestions, which...More

Thank dk1221
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I was traveling to Ligonier with a fiddle student for the Ligonier Highland games. This place had high reviews from the TripAdvisor community. It was interesting but not outstanding. We did not pay for a guided tour which might have been more interesting. There were...More

Thank Sue T
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing place where the French and Native Americans with overwhelming numbers were defeated by British forces including Colonel Washington The museum is wonderful but our highlight was talking to the glassblower who replicates the glass wear used in the mid 1700's

Thank marc h
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Been going here for forty years. It's one of the best historic sight you can visit. So much to learn and lots of fun.

1  Thank dkgear
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Very nice and well preserved historical place. My knowledge about the History of the United States was much more enriched after this visit.Congratulations.

Thank Safadinha
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Took my kids i watch...twice. I loved the history lesson! The kids enjoyed the cannons and fort itself. Good exercise walking through fort as well as great museum to sit and watch history videos and see antiques. Loved it.

Thank Tara C
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

My family and I came to the Ligonier area to originally go to Idlewild and got rained out by some pretty bad storms coming through the area. We started looking for different things in the area to do for the following day before we headed...More

Thank Campagna2007
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Great educational experience for the whole family! My 6 year old loved exploring the outdoor fort area and the gift shop. This is a must see if you are in the area!

Thank majesticwvhills
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Definitely plan on spending 2-3 hrs to go through this attraction! The fort itself is well recreated and a new interpretive center is being built. In August, you can spend the night at the fort as part of a special presentation. The museum portion takes...More

Thank William B
Nearby Restaurants
The Kitchen on Main
264 reviews
.24 km away
Ligonier Creamery
145 reviews
.25 km away
Carol and Dave's Roadhouse
219 reviews
.35 km away
Ruthies Diner
125 reviews
.86 km away
Nearby Attractions
Compass Inn Museum
23 reviews
4.74 km away
Idlewild & SoakZone
578 reviews
3.99 km away
Ligonier Country Market
47 reviews
1.40 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
30 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from froglady607 | Reviewed this property |
I think 2-21/2 hours would be about right to see everything and enjoy all the written documentation. If you breezed thru the museum, probably an hour and a half.
Tar B
28 March 2016|
Response from Patrick S | Reviewed this property |
Built by the British and Colonial forces as the jumping off point for the attack against the French Fort Duquesne (Pittsburg) after the failure of the Braddock Expedition. Circa 1758. Commanded by General Forbes. It was a... More