We are CLOSED until further notice.

Fort Western Living History Museum will remain closed and all activities cancelled as directed by the City of Augusta to help mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

We will continue to provide updates on museum openings and program offerings through this website and our Facebook page as new information becomes available.

While our offices are closed to the public, staff remain available to answer questions and provide support via phone and email.  Please do not hestiate to contact us at
626-2385 or e-mail us at oldfort@oldfortwestern.org.

From all of us here at Fort Western, THANK YOU, to the dedicated City of Augusta employees who
are first reponders and serve on the front lines to help keep our great city and the people of Maine safe and healthy!

We hope to welcome you back SOON!


To preserve, protect and interpret the 1754 National Historic Landmark Fort, Store, House and Tenement on the Kennebec River in Maine's Capitol City.