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Fort Ligonier

U.S. Route 30 and Pa. Route 711, Ligonier, PA
+1 724-238-9701
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A field trip of sorts

I was traveling to Ligonier with a fiddle student for the Ligonier Highland games. This place had... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2016
Sue T
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Jamestown, New York
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Back in history

Amazing place where the French and Native Americans with overwhelming numbers were defeated by... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2016
marc h
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good26%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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U.S. Route 30 and Pa. Route 711, Ligonier, PA
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Reviewed 25 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 17 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 12 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 5 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 16 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 13 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
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This place is cool. Education abounds, but it's interestingly presented, with continuous improvements always being made. Enjoy!

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

They really did a good job in recreating the fort. Educational and looks like kids really enjoy themselves. They are building an addition to the learning center which should be awesome when it's done.

Thank BEVERLY D
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cecustard
29 April 2016|
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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.
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Tar B
27 March 2016|
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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
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