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Fort Langley National Historic Site

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Address: 23433 Mavis Ave | PO Box 129, Fort Langley, British Columbia V1M 2R5, Canada
Phone Number: 1 604 513 4777
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Experience the excitement of the early West Coast fur trade at Fort...
Experience the excitement of the early West Coast fur trade at Fort Langley and stand in the spot where BC was proclaimed a British colony in 1858. Explore the scenic fort—built by the Hudson’s Bay Company in 1827—where fur traders once exchanged furs, salmon and cranberries with the First Nations. Fort Langley is packed with interactive displays and activities for the whole family – watch blacksmithing, barrel-making or historic weapons demonstrations, pan for gold and laugh along with an interpretive program!• Take exit #66 (232nd St. North), just 40 minutes east of Vancouver• Open daily year round. September to June 10 am - 5 pm• Sxwimelә Boutique and Gifts• Full Barrel Cafe (summer)• Free parking• Walking distance to Fort Langley village shopping, museums, walking trails and dining. See our daily programs and events calendar online.
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I really enjoyed Fort Langley we had great weather and we walked along the pier.. browsed the antique stores and bought all sorts of cranberry products! Plenty of adorable little... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
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Vancouver, Canada
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81 reviews 81 reviews
28 attraction reviews
195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I took my 6 yo daughter and she loved every minute of the visit. The guides were amazing. We went on a rainy day and even that didn't ruin the visit. I recommend a visit.

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Burnaby, Canada
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73 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

This was a good museum or walk through historical village but one felt after having seen the blacksmith that there were few other actors. The main house had no guides in it to explain anything. There wasn't much there to warrant the price of the ticket.

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Beijing, China
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Being one of the few Parks Canada sites near Vancouver, I expected a better experience and activities for my boys (8 &5). We learned a lot but it was very self guided with not many materials to guide us. I was hoping that the Gift Store would have had at least one book about the Fort, but it was more... More 

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Abbotsford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This step back in time provides kids with an excellent educational opportunity plus lots of outdoor space to run around. Plan ahead: different seasons offer different displays and events.

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Athens
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I really enjoyed Fort Langley we had great weather and we walked along the pier.. browsed the antique stores and bought all sorts of cranberry products! Plenty of adorable little restaurants in which to eat and small coffee shops. Well worth it for a relaxed.fun day trip either with family or couples or for friends.

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Langley, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great place to spend the afternoon with the Family. Lots to see and do. Very Friendly Volunteers on site ready to tell you a story about the old days of the fort.

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Langley, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I have enjoyed visiting this site many times and is quite interesting. Best time to go is when there are special events being held.

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Langley, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I always enjoy taking out of town visitors here in the summer. My grandkids really enjoy panning for gold playing games that the volunteers organize. The Fort really gives one an idea of what life was like in the early days of B.C.

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Ottawa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We visited the Fort on a typical rainy west coast day in February where we were practically the only ones there. It may have been because of the time of year, but there were no volunteers to speak with anywhere, and some of the displays were only partially completed. One of the buildings had almost nothing in it. The outside... More 

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fortlangley, Public Relations Manager at Fort Langley National Historic Site, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Fort Langley and providing feedback. I’m very sorry that your visit did not live up to your expectations. We certainly value all of our visitors and our costumed interpreters work throughout the year to offer visitors a memorable experience. As well, our exhibits are open year round in the historic Storehouse, the cooperage, the blacksmith shop,... More 

Langley BC Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Fort Langley is a wonderful spot to take visitors from out of town, and the Fort itself is a must-see! There are several different events throughout the year in the Fort and at Christmas they have a very traditional caroling event. All the buildings have been redone over the years, but careful attention to detail has been maintained. Love the... More 

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