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Fort William Historical Park is a great site and worth visiting at any age. Kid friendly staff love... read more

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Erin H
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Thunder Bay, Canada
Excellent Snapshot of Historic Canada

Especially loved how detail the information is on Indigenous contributions to early Canadian life... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Don K
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Uxbridge, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Fort William Historical Park is a great site and worth visiting at any age. Kid friendly staff love sharing about the history of the fort and the people that lived and worked here long ago. There are so many activities and challenges for kids to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Erin H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Especially loved how detail the information is on Indigenous contributions to early Canadian life. Much better than many of the historic villages and forts we've been to (and that is a lot of them, my wife is an historian).

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Don K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Each year a reenactment of a battle fought here many years ago, with muskets and cannons firing off and the big canoe in the Kam River Andover a hundred costumes. My cousins and I tried to get the actors out of character but they were...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed February 6, 2019

Delightfully well-curated historic fort that is very lightly visited. Suggest you spend a full day if you have the time - you won't regret it.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mark A
Reviewed January 31, 2019

This is a wonderful place to visit, even if you don't have kids!!! You can wander or get involved in what they offer!!! Travel submit dates don't apply. We were there during the summer months.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Travel598597
Reviewed January 21, 2019

This is truly a wonderful historical place to visit with lots of great information and the experience is amazing for adults and kids alike. Just know that the placement of this attraction is in an area where in the summer months the afternoon are very,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank makis400
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Turn back the clock when you visit Fort William Historical Park just minutes outside of Thunder Bay, portraying the fur trade, arts and crafts from 200 years ago. the NWC, Simon Fraser, Sir Alexander Mackenzie and David Thompson were all big players in the fur...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Brunina M
Reviewed November 8, 2018

I have been to Old Fort William before and it is well worth a visit any time. On October 27th though, they held a Haunted Fort Night in connection with Halloween. It was very well done, the special effects were very good and the "actors"...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank billdeeley
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Was amazing. The staff sure put on a good show. The costumes and set up for haunted fort night were spectacular.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Becky C
Reviewed October 5, 2018

What an amazing group of young people taking us back to 18th century fort life from the time we began the tour until they left us to explore the fort. They young ladies that guided us through the buildings were in character right from the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bill W
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k2boyer
July 22, 2018|
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April 22, 2018|
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Response from dambanker | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do, English is the dominant language there. As for the cost I suggest using their website.
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June 25, 2017|
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Response from Cathy N | Reviewed this property |
At least 2 to 3 hours. Take your time, enjoy the farm and aboriginal encampment. Many buildings and stories to be told by the actors.
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