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Old Fort Erie

350 Lakeshore Road, Fort Erie, Ontario L2E 6T2, Canada
+1 877-642-7275
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Fascinating history tour

Old Fort Erie is a must-see if you are at all interested in Canadian history. The guided tour was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bartonbears
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Coffs Harbour, Australia
via mobile
An Informative & Spellbinding Step Back in Time

Had an amazing tour and top-notch, knowledgeable, informative history lesson on the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kathy P
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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“niagara falls” (17 reviews)
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350 Lakeshore Road, Fort Erie, Ontario L2E 6T2, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Old Fort Erie is a must-see if you are at all interested in Canadian history. The guided tour was excellent with lots of information on the importance of the site and the events that happened there. The tour struck the right balance with relevant information...More

Thank Bartonbears
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an amazing tour and top-notch, knowledgeable, informative history lesson on the dates/times/events that evolved around this fort, the people involved and this area. Justin was an amazing guide and answered so many questions. Extremely knowledgeable and easy to talk to. Reed was also very...More

Thank Kathy P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the tour on a nice fall day and our tour guide Justin led us on not only a tour through the fort but a tour through Canadian and American history. To see and feel what it was like in the early 1800's was...More

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The costumed guides do an excellent job of bringing the past to life. Learning about the battle and the life of the soldiers made this an entertaining and fact filled history lesson for all ages. I especially enjoyed seeing the command/living quarters which have been...More

Thank 604marlac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Step back in time about 200 years and try to envision what life was like in Niagara! This fort which is rebuilt after the first one was destroyed is an interesting location to learn about it. Many battle re creations are staged here. There is...More

Thank NUTHIN_TO_LOSE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great visit to Fort Erie this pm. The fort is pretty cool and the guys and girls in period costume really made it come to life. Good audio visual displays with some interactive exhibits. The musket firing display was fun and all the...More

Thank Kevin A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove down from Niagara Falls to kill a few hours and it was well worth the drive. The site was included in an adventure pass we purchased, otherwise we might not have visited but were glad we did. We caught one of the guided...More

Thank JF25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here about 1:30 pm on a Wednesday. We went inside and used the nice, clean washrooms. There was a gentleman cleaning in the men's restroom and a lady drinking coffee at one of the tables but we saw no one else. no one...More

Thank RandyRoss
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

The old fort got reerected in the 1930's after being destroyed The site is well situated near the river and some reenactors give you some inside information about the Fenian raids and the 1812 war There is a lot to see and the visitor centre...More

Thank krokko
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We are glad we took the drive down to the fort from the falls. It was part of our adventure pass plus so we got in for free. The musket firing demonstration was great and rest was interesting. What we realized is that our teens...More

Thank 3GandD
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