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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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Great Historical Place

A place to bring family or friends to even thou it is not the original site of the fort it is a... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Thunder Bay
A fantastic historical site

Plan on lots of walking. Put yourself into the times. Have fun with the characters as you travel... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Pam F
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“fur trade” (49 reviews)
“trading post” (12 reviews)
“living history” (10 reviews)
1350 King Rd, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7K 1L7, Canada
+1 807-473-2344
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

A place to bring family or friends to even thou it is not the original site of the fort it is a very accurate reproduction of the orgrinal ..anyone that has an interest the fur trading indusry and he local native culture will learn alot...More

Thank grouzer
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Plan on lots of walking. Put yourself into the times. Have fun with the characters as you travel back to the fur trade. The characters and staff are fabulous.

Thank Pam F
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is a definite must-see for all travelers through Thunder Bay. If you did not know, many of the original methods of building were incorporated into the reconstruction of "the Old Fort".

1  Thank johnguthrie
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We went to show some visitors from Holland what this place looked like around 1815 and they liked it. Although it was 1 day after labour day, there was hardly anyone there. The tour guide had to open all the locked buildings. He did well,...More

Thank Ingrid D
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A piece of history you need to experience! Everything has been recreated to a very fine detail so you can literally go back in time to see what a fur trading post was like in the early 1800's. Your tour guides live their parts as...More

Thank Mickblue689
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a must see for anyone visiting Thunder Bay. The staff are very professional keeping in the period with costumes and language. The special events are always enjoyable. The grounds are exceptionally clean and signage is well done. We live in Thunder Bay and...More

Thank T3836EEbarbaraf
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Great fun! If you like to be scared lol👻🎃 the maze is really cool and the bonfires are nice and toasty. Hot chocolate hits the spot. What a beautiful setting along the Kam river. All the leaves are changing and the air is crisp. What...More

Thank Melanie B
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Whether your a history buff, love the outdoors or just enjoy a different experience, Ft. William is a great place to visit. The tour guides will give you a glimpse of life in a different era and it's a great learning experience for all ages.

Thank jamesmK1694WC
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We were here with our kids once when we lived in Minnesota. It was fun then, and although that was 30+ years ago, it still is a great place to see, even now. We're history buffs, and this fort has reenactors, who did a fantastic...More

Thank F4981JCmichaels
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We visited in September knowing there were would be few interpreters, but we still enjoyed our time there. The lack of crowds and the ability to have conversations with he paid staff made up for it. We took the shuttle down to the fort. A...More

Thank Grmabear
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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.
Mark K
11 September 2016|
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Response from Diane-Arlan B | Reviewed this property |
I am sure it is open year round.
22 January 2016|
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Response from Keithscars | Reviewed this property |
Sometimes there are sponsored events outside the fort by the parking areas. I would check the event schedule to see what might be happening in July. Enjoy your visit!