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Fort George National Historic Site of Canada

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Address: 26 Queen Street | P.O. Box 787, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S-1J0, Canada
Phone Number: 905 468 4257
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Had a great day exploring the old fort in Niagara. We went along on a tour so learned much more than we would have by going around on our own. Such a great place to visit and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Caledon, Canada
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Caledon, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Had a great day exploring the old fort in Niagara. We went along on a tour so learned much more than we would have by going around on our own. Such a great place to visit and appreciate what the soldiers had to endure

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Flanders, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The fort was well worth the visit. The uniformed guides are pleasant and knowledgeable. All buildings have been restored and are period furnished. We even had a musket demonstration.

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Toronto, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

If you have kids it's a must visit! You and the kids will be surprised how short the beds used to be and HOW they operated. Educational and thought provoking. Located in the prettiest spot. If still feel historic head to Old Navy Hall behind it, the fort on the edge of the golf course, Laura Secord's home in Queenston... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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78 reviews 78 reviews
43 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Amazing to think this fort was used during the war of 1812. It helps bring that period to life and lets you appreciate your own history (my ancestor fought in this area in that war). The fort itself is in great shape, and is quite a bit larger than I had imagined. (I have driven by it for decades but... More 

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niagara-on-the-lake,ontario
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

What a wonderful educational attraction- I enjoy seeing how people lived and worked 200 years ago. The historic interpreters in full costume bring this unique attraction alive. A must see in Niagara.

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I went in Septemer and there were few other people visiting, (ideal time to go!) so we had plenty of opportunities to chat with the museum staff ( you can't miss them, they are in costume). They are very knowledgeable. In particular the folks in the kitchen, there was a lady and a gentleman in there I could have talked... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We were down for the war of 1812 and there sure wasn't much to see. The highlight was they had commemorative coins at face value. Other than the rifle show, little speech inside one of the buildings the tour took about 15 minutes.

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Bracebridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We loved it there ,tour lady was very good and friendly ,will go again sometime and take friends back as its good to take in what happened in the past year's.

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Hamilton, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The fort was destroyed during the war of 1812, only the powder house is original, the fort was rebuilt as a historic site. Visit when the reinactors are in place. You can visit many of the buildings. The common soldiers barracks is interesting, Some families were housed there, with only curtains separating the family quarters. You can climb the parapets... More 

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Central Florida, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The family and I blended in as true Canadians (shhh, we're Americans) complete with maple leaf flags in hand to watch reenactments of battles past, cannon fire, period costumes, and fireworks. Such a fun and friendly crowd, a memory we will never forget!

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