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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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Time has stood still since fur trading days

The award winning Fort William Historical Park is a must see in your Northern Ontario travels. They have developed an amazing re-creation of life during the time of the fur... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2015
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Fort McMurray, Canada
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Fort McMurray, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
27 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

The award winning Fort William Historical Park is a must see in your Northern Ontario travels. They have developed an amazing re-creation of life during the time of the fur traders when Fort William was an important trans-shipment point on the delivery of furs from the West to Montreal and ultimately to Europe. They have many fort activities that get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

Upon entering fort William, one is transported back in time. It is an amazing reconstruction of times past. You will enjoy the experience more if you join in the activities

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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67 reviews 67 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Lot of history, lots of great food and overall a place not to be missed. We enjoyed all the history, great buildings filled with our history.Good for a family to enjoy the afternoon.

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Hearst
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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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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6 reviews 6 reviews
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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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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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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
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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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