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Fort William Historical Park

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Address: 1350 King Road, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7K 1L7, Canada
Phone Number: 807-473-2344
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Closed in winter

We stopped by to sightsee but the were closed however we were invited in to watch a furtrade video and we were able to look around main building and take some beautiful pics.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

We stopped by to sightsee but the were closed however we were invited in to watch a furtrade video and we were able to look around main building and take some beautiful pics.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Very interesting,exiting , great for family outing , informative , educational,great atmosphere of the old fur trade time . Great costumes . Corteus staff . Excellent food from the "Cantina" A must see , and experience ...

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THUNDER BAY
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3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

has everything, there is a large site so a fair bit of walking, but lots to see and do. will need stroller for little one.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This year with a giant maze, the sugar shack and the helicopter ride over Kakabeka Falls and the Kam River, a wonderful family week-end!!

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Detroit, Michigan
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18 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

It is a living breathing vibrant interactive museum and experience. Everyone is in Character ... Amazing This is one of the places that I tell people about when conversation comes around to interesting things found on ones travels The date of "when I was there" isn't accurate as it was year before but presume based on what I read from... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I grew up in Fort William (Thunder Bay) in West Fort! I am now married and living in the US. Went visiting family in Thunder Bay we have gone to Old Fort William several times! It is always a fun experience! We have nothing like this where I live now! The interpreters are always fun and informative and some have... More 

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Calgary
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I visited Fort William Historical Park on one of my trips to Thunder Bay and was greatly surprised at the park. The costumed historical interpreters were great. They take on a period persona and attempt to get you to enter their exciting world. The interactive walk through out the fort makes it both informative and fun. Anyone visiting Thunder Bay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We attended the sold out show on Saturday the 13th of December and enjoyed every second of the Christmas Carol! Great Performance Rogue Productions! Great Venue FWHP! Margit Walmark

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A family adventure! Great for all ages..the staff were all fantastic and knew their history and were able to answer our questions without hesitation..the children enjoyed the animals immensely! Defininately worth seeing..was stepping into the past!

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Expect to spend 1/2 a day at this historic recreation. A historic recreation is top notch. Also check out the Grand Portage Monument on the American side of the border, at Grand Portage Casino, where Old Fort William Stood before moving to the Canadian side of the border.

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