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Interesting bit of history and lovely grounds

We traveled here in September looking for a bit of adventure since we were in the area for a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
bweis13
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The Netherlands
Enjoyable Day

Since the building are connected by walking, it helps if you have a nice day to explore the... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2018
Victoria R
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Windsor, Canada
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100 Laird Ave S, Amherstburg, Ontario N9V 1X5, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We traveled here in September looking for a bit of adventure since we were in the area for a wedding later that evening. We had a wonderful time exploring the grounds, looking at the pensioners’ cottage and garden, examining the cannons, and taking a tour...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2018

Since the building are connected by walking, it helps if you have a nice day to explore the grounds.We went on a perfect day and enjoyed the views and wandering around the kids love running up and down the hills and they were given an...More

Thank Victoria R
Reviewed August 19, 2018

We almost felt guilty as it was only just over $3 to get in. The staff are so pleased to teach you all about the history of this fort and how life was back in the 1800's Everyone is in costume and living as they...More

Thank jennystacey40
Reviewed August 15, 2018

We did a quick day trip from Metro Detroit to Canada to see Ft. Malden. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. First we toured the fort. It's in a lovely location along the Detroit River and is a good spot to watch northbound freighters go...More

Thank Anna S
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Visited Fort Malden with my wife and two friends! Found it very informative and interesting! A great look back in history! Beautiful location looking onto the Detroit River. Very reasonable admittance fee to enter the Fort!

Thank Larry S
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

For under 8$ went and spent a few hours and learned Canadian history. Kids did a scavenger hunt with prizes worth more than what we paid for in admission. The youth on site working were very courteous and knowledgeable as they shared the forts history....More

Thank Nigel R
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful site to visit with family for an afternoon out. They do hold events & reenactments, so visit their website and calendar to see when/what is taking place. Simply taking a stroll through the park is even enjoyable here while on a...More

Thank ONTARIO1981
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Learn about the War of 1812 from Parks Canada staff in period costumes. Watch and participate in activities of the times. Rest a while along the Detroit River. Be sure to visit during one of the many festivals held here!

Thank I5884HDdeniseb
Reviewed January 21, 2018

ample and free parking on a historic site . amherstburg and fort malden were important sites to repel the evil american invasion of canada in the war of 1812 . many plaques and artifacts and sites to visit .

Thank djdexchange
Reviewed December 21, 2017

Fort Malden National Historic Site is located along the Detroit shoreline. The site is well maintained and provides for a very interesting way to spend an afternoon. The re-enactments are well choreographed and just so very cool to see. The parkland where the fort is...More

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