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Sleepover at the Fort

Sleepover at the Fort

Youth and student groups will have a BLAST at an overnight in the Fort (May-October). Sleep in a tent or the barracks just like the soldiers in 1758. Sit around a campfire (weather permitting) and hear riveting stories about General John Forbes and Colonel George Washington. Winter sleepovers available in the Fort Ligonier Center for History Education.

Sleepovers include access to the historic site and or museum from 7:00 PM until 8:00 AM the following morning and your choice of a guided fort or museum tour. Additional activities are available for the fee of $5.00 per person. Select from one of the following: musket firing, Museum after Dark Program, candle dipping, artillery talk and mortar firing or talk with a soldier


  • Cost: $75 per person (Minimum 15 guests)
  • Sleepover GUEST Host provides food and snacks
  • Sleepovers available for youth groups only

More Fun at the Fort

Summer Camp

Fort Ligonier’s summer day camp is legendary! Campers experience 18th century frontier life while exploring the Fort, playing games, creating crafts and making new friends. The fun and interactive experience is geared for kids who have completed kindergarten through sixth grade. Advance registration required.

Cannon Ball Club

Kids (ages 5-12) have a BLAST at this FREE, fun and educational program! Participants play 18th century games; go on scavenger hunts and museum quests. Kids are welcome to attend one club meeting or all six! Pre-registration is required and spaces fill quickly!

Birthday Parties

Fort Ligonier is a fun and unique place to host children (ages 5-12) birthday parties! Choose either a historic building or an outdoor multi-purpose space (April-November) between daily hours of operation for your party’s headquarters. The Fort Ligonier Center for History Education is not available for kid’s birthday parties.

Escape Room Experiences

Fort Ligonier creates entertaining and educational Escape Room experiences with an historical twist! Participants and their teams have 60-minutes to find clues, solve puzzles to escape to freedom. This is also a fun team-building experience for co-workers! Escape room experiences are designed for a minimum group of 10 guests, ages seven and up.