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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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Fun afternoon

Was just passing through thunder bay with the kids. Spent a lovely afternoon with the kids there... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2016
nmi9
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Fort William - camping

The campground is well outside the historic park, on an exposed field. It does have convenient... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2016
Gabriela N
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1350 King Rd, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7K 1L7, Canada
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Was just passing through thunder bay with the kids. Spent a lovely afternoon with the kids there. It seemed that it was a bit of an off time because there weren't too many actors about, but the ones that were there offered us extra attention....More

Thank nmi9
Reviewed 4 August 2016

The campground is well outside the historic park, on an exposed field. It does have convenient mobile showers and toilets. The Wifi did not work most of the time, I was only able to get signal late at night and it was gone again in...More

Thank Gabriela N
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

The park itself is a lot of fun to visit. However, we were with two teenage boys, and the main things they wanted to do were to shoot a breech-loading musket and do a canoe ride. We found out after we had paid for our...More

Thank whaleboy1
Reviewed 3 August 2016

My family and I came here for an afternoon, and it became pretty evident that it wasn’t enough time to discover all the buildings, watch the actors in period costume or partake in all the events. My kids loved the farm animals the best and...More

Thank Mommytraveller1
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Went with Family--great place to visit--lots of history of the Voyageurs that came to Fort William many years ago. Many activities on the cite Very family orientated. A must see when in TBay

Thank Lucy H
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Great activities for the family and interactive. Some of the buildings were closed so we couldn't go in which was disappointing. Bring bug spray!

Thank Crivett3
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Take a walk into the past when you visit Fort William. This reconstructed fort allows you to see what life was like for employees of the Northwest Company. Costumed interpreters tell visitors about their role in the community and tell a out how important the...More

Thank Audrey S
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit, all the staff stay in character which was fun. Very friendly staff, love the animal farm. Loads of activities, only down fall was the mosquitos - out in full force.

Thank Paula S
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Spent 6 hours there. Saw bread being made. Brought 2 loaves😊. Made medicine bags. Had lunch at the cantine. Watched canoe being made from birch bark. Saw barrels being made. Tinware being made. Lots of children's groups. Excellent experience.

Thank Diane-Arlan B
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Passing through Thunder Bay, we stayed at their campground for a few nights. Sites are grass and fairly level with 50 amp power and water. They also have a dump station at the exit. Very quiet and peaceful, with great scenery. We would return, if...More

Thank Gla_Rangers
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Jackie421Shiloh
How much time should we allow for this? thank you!
26 June 2017|
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Response from Brenna K | Reviewed this property |
You should allow 2-6 hours and ask questions along the tour-you will get a wonderful Canadian History lesson!
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Mark K
Is it open in November?
11 September 2016|
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Response from Diane-Arlan B | Reviewed this property |
I am sure it is open year round.
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ParkDreamer
We plan to visit in July. Does everything close at 5:00 or are there things you can still look at outside the fort? (like the native encampment, the farm, or the hike on Wilderness Island)
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!
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