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Fort Langley National Historic Site

23433 Mavis Avenue, Fort Langley, British Columbia V1M 2R5, Canada
+1 604-513-4777
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So cool!

I love history, it’s always fascinating seeing how things develop. This location takes you from... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Doug_and_Karey-lyn
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Pitt Meadows, Canada
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Travel back in time

We have lived in close proximity for a long time and finally went to visit the fort. Adults are... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
VancouverValleyGrl
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Vancouver, Canada
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Experience the excitement of the early West Coast fur trade at Fort Langley and stand in the spot where BC was proclaimed a British colony in 1858. Explore the scenic fort—built by the Hudson’s Bay Company in 1827—where fur traders once exchanged furs, salmon and cranberries with Indigenous communities. Fort Langley is packed with interactive displays and activities for the whole family, including a new children's play area. Watch blacksmithing, barrel-making or historic weapons demonstrations, pan for gold and laugh along with an interpretive program! See our daily programs and events calendar online. Open daily year round, 10 am - 5 pm. Sxwimele Boutique and Gifts. Lelem at the Fort Cafe. Free parking. Walking distance to Fort Langley village shopping, museums, walking trails and dining. Take exit 66 (232nd St. North), just 40 minutes east of Vancouver.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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23433 Mavis Avenue, Fort Langley, British Columbia V1M 2R5, Canada
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+1 604-513-4777
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"british columbia"
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"trading post"
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"canadian history"
in 14 reviews
"step back in time"
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"hudson bay company"
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"national historic site"
in 13 reviews
"gold panning"
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"big house"
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"great place to visit"
in 8 reviews
"barrel making"
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"fur trade"
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"great for kids"
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"hands on activities"
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"great attraction"
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"pan for gold"
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"audio tour"
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"first nations"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I love history, it’s always fascinating seeing how things develop. This location takes you from the start of fort Langley and shows you how the trains made this town. Very interesting and worth stopping by!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We have lived in close proximity for a long time and finally went to visit the fort. Adults are under $8, kids under 17 are FREE. A lot of interesting things to see, including: a blacksmith, firing of muskets, BC's oldest surviving building (1820), the...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited this excellent historical site to get a glimpse of the early days of European contact with the Pacific Northwest. It's an easily walkable site, with plenty of activities & heaps of friendly guides to show you the work & life of the early...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fort Langley has a very rich history. Admission is under $10 (what a deal). Plan to visit for 3 to 4 hours. Watch the blacksmith and barrel-making demonstrations. Youngsters are entertained as well in the Childrens' Play Area.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Parking very close, like a museum village, to walk through, get a feel how trappers lived, fun to learn about the things people use to use in those days, also fun for kids, "Gold panning" show them how easy they live nowadays . Walk on...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, they do have an audio tape available but costumed guides would be more effective. There are two men in one building and we were able to ask questions and get lengthy explanations but if you just go from building to building, little to gain....More

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Reviewed June 4, 2018

Excellent recreation of an old Hudson Bay trading post, with several buildings full of period artifacts from living quarters, work areas and storage of produce from the time.

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fortlangley, Public Relations Manager at Fort Langley National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2018

Thanks for your review - it is good to hear you enjoyed the site.

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Reviewed May 20, 2018

Booked two tents for a truly unique camping experience for my daughter's 11th birthday. 6 man permanent tents with bunks, fridge, table, lighting and BBQ + fire pit use all appointed to each rental. Camp hosts were friendly and very helpful in getting us set...More

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fortlangley, Public Relations Manager at Fort Langley National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

We are glad you chose our oTENTik experience for your daughter's birthday! What great memories.

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Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

It was great to know the birth of BC wherein the HBCompany established. It was an honour to become a BC citizen. Knowing how it was happened and begin. This is a great place to learn very educational espcially to a migrant children and visitors....More

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fortlangley, Public Relations Manager at Fort Langley National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

Thank you kindly for your review. We're glad you enjoyed the tour!

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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit to Fort Langley and man was it cool. The staff are all dressed in period costumes, the buildings all show like they were still in the 1800’s this place is a definite step back in time. For a great family...More

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fortlangley, Public Relations Manager at Fort Langley National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

Thanks so much, Scott. It sounds like you had a wonderful time.

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