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Old Fort Erie

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Address: 350 Lakeshore Road, Fort Erie, Ontario L2E 6T2, Canada
Phone Number: +1 877 642 7275
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Pretty, interesting history

Unfortunately, we arrived as the last tour (and a thunderstorm) was starting. We enjoyed the video and museum area, and it looks like the grounds would be great to tour.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Luvtravels33
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Unfortunately, we arrived as the last tour (and a thunderstorm) was starting. We enjoyed the video and museum area, and it looks like the grounds would be great to tour.

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montreal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

history !!! we were the in july 2015 ... it is nice you have a movie at the beginning which explain everything and you have also some reacting part...

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The Woodlands, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We come here every year, especially for the battle re-enactments whch are fabulous! The Fort itself is very well preserved and additions such as a gift shop, welcome centre, snack bar and building up the fort area to be more authentic add to the area. You have to pay for admission, even to just look around the grounds, which used... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I like having the period tour guides telling the history and explaining the fort and battle information. The fort is not large and easy to move around in.

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Hillsboro, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Nice stop while road tripping in Niagara Falls area. Travelled with 3 children: 4,8,11. Everyone enjoyed the tour and learned some history as well. Particularly enjoyed the shortbread cookies baked in the fire oven and the firing of the black powder guns. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable.

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Welland, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Old Fort Erie is great and has a new building. They still tell Ghost stories about the Fort and is great for the kids to learn. It's very interesting to take a tour.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Old Fort Erie is a recreated fort from the war of 1812 where the US held the fort and the British tried to siege it. First the staff is in period appropriate costume and will answer any questions you have. Knowledgeable and friendly each one was. You start off in the visitor center that has a cafeteria with basic offerings.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Old Fort Erie is a very good stop for a quick and well done history lesson on the war of 1812. The visitor center is clean and has room to move around. Some good video presentations on main historical figures centered around the war. Artifacts are also included in displays. 30 minutes or so in the center will get you... More 

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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Didn't have any expectation of this tour and was surprisingly pleased with the outcome. As other reviewers described, the tour was accompanied by video presentation. The guides were knowledgeable and interested in the subjects. Most of the tour was outside and it can get quite warm on sunny day. Not very busy and worth visiting if in the area or... More 

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Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Didn't really have high expectations for this tour but was pleasantly surprised. The totur begins with a video presentation of the Fort followed by a guided tour of the compound by a very knowledgabe tour guide. Our guide was Carlton, and he provided a most excellent tour. Not to mention the history center which had plenty of additional displays. This... More 

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Address: 350 Lakeshore Road, Fort Erie, Ontario L2E 6T2, Canada
Phone Number: +1 877 642 7275
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Fort Erie

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