Fort Western


Fort Western Living History Museum Reopens for the 2020 Season!

Fort Western, the 1754 National Landmark Fort, Store, and House on the Kennebec in downtown Augusta, will reopen for the 2020 Season on Saturday, June 6, 2020.  Due to Covid-19, our days of operation are reduced and listed below. 

For June, Admissions to the Fort is free, but our Gift shop will be closed.
In July, normal admission rates will apply and the Gift Shop will reopen; however, we will only accept debit and credit cards.  Sorry, No Cash!

As per City Policy, all visitors and staff will be required to practice social distancing while on the Fort Grounds, and wear face masks while in the main Fort garrison building

New Hours:
  June: Saturdays, Sunday, and Monday, 10 am to 4 pm
July 1st through October 12th, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, 10 am to 4 pm
Last tour of the day starts at 3:30 pm.

Admission Rates 
Adults                  $10.00
Children (6-14)        $  6.00
Children (under 6)         Free
Seniors (65 and older) $  8.00
Veterans                $  8.00
Active Military            Free
Augusta Residents        Free

Please do not hesitate to contact us at
626-2385 or e-mail us at

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

We hope to see you 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.