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Fort William Historical Park

1350 King Rd, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7K 1L7, Canada
+1 807-473-2344
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Had a great day with family, staff made you feel you were living in 1816, and very knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kiefer75
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Aurora, Canada
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Traveling back in time

This place is very special and makes you understand how the fur trade and how the forts used to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Eran O
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“fur trade” (49 reviews)
“re enactment” (8 reviews)
“trading post” (12 reviews)
LOCATION
1350 King Rd, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7K 1L7, Canada
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+1 807-473-2344
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"fur trade"
in 49 reviews
"re enactment"
in 8 reviews
"trading post"
in 12 reviews
"living history"
in 10 reviews
"step back in time"
in 8 reviews
"canoe ride"
in 8 reviews
"history buff"
in 6 reviews
"young people"
in 10 reviews
"whole family"
in 8 reviews
"beef stew"
in 5 reviews
"their roles"
in 5 reviews
"all ages"
in 21 reviews
"bannock"
in 6 reviews
"special events"
in 11 reviews
"farm animals"
in 5 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 10 reviews
"visiting thunder bay"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a great day with family, staff made you feel you were living in 1816, and very knowledgeable. Good food was served in the Fort. This place was huge with a lot to do. Highly recommend for Canadian History lovers. Even got to do some...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is very special and makes you understand how the fur trade and how the forts used to work. There are plenty of houses to see inside the fort and the crew is in character all the time. You can see them work/ cook/...More

Thank Eran O
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Thoroughly enjoyable day at this Fort depicting how hard life was at the time. The guides in each of areas were knowledgeable and acted the various roles within the fort. Lots of demonstrations, showing how to make tin cups and lamps, the blacksmiths, bartering in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My company of 30+ staff went to the historical park, which was large compared to other heritage parks/ villages in southwestern Ontario. There was a nice conference centre, which I didn’t have time to go visit the gift shop, but definitely interested to see it...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whether young or old a visit to the historical park will surely fill your memories for so many years to come. The students and staff take great pride in providing an experience you will not soon forget. This is a must stop and spend an...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun for the whole family . Authentic re enactment & buildings of the fur trading era . Native camp , petting zoo , canoe paddling. Be prepared to spend a few hours exploring

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were there for Canada Day and despite the weather it was a great experience. The workers were in character and were very interesting. A fun experience!

Thank Ryan M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Park was on our list of must sees when visiting Thunder Bay so we took the opportunity to enjoy the site and the work of the staff manning it. Everything was carefully presented and explained by the staff as we were taken through the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had about two hours there and barely scratched the surface. The characters guides were great and we took the tour. The tour was 1.5 hours and different parts were highlighted depending on the character and who was available. When high season kicks up I’m...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Experience life in a North West Company fur trading outpost in 1816. Guides are super informative, if a bit voluble, and really get into the spirit of their characters from the time. Tour cost $14 per person, and you really get your money’s worth in...More

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Carolyn M
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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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Jackie421Shiloh
26 June 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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