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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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Family Vacation

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park is an amazing place, there is something for everyone,bikers, hikers, fishing, and wildlife watchers . This was our third trip in and we haven't... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Hearst
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Hearst
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park is an amazing place, there is something for everyone,bikers, hikers, fishing, and wildlife watchers . This was our third trip in and we haven't hiked all the trail's yet.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I have visited the Fort numerous times before and have always been impressed. Went to a concert and the fireworks were quite impressive for Canada Day.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Everything here is done up to period. Very fun and educational place. they also do concerts in the park.

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st.paul,mn
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Visiting the fort is a good lesson on the history of the area. Scattered throughout the fort are performers in period costume who show visitors what they are doing and explain how things would have been back when the fort was constructed. The most interesting parts I found was the canoe building where a carpenter and his apprentice were rebuilding... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 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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Duluth
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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13 reviews 13 reviews
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
3 helpful votes 3 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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75 reviews 75 reviews
18 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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53 reviews 53 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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