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Fort Langley National Historic Site

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Address: 23433 Mavis Ave, Fort Langley, British Columbia V1M 2R5, Canada
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+1 604-513-4777
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Experience the excitement of the early West Coast fur trade at Fort Langley...

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 the First Nations. Fort Langley is packed with interactive displays and activities for the whole family – watch blacksmithing, barrel-making or historic weapons demonstrations, pan for gold and laugh along with an interpretive program!• Take exit #66 (232nd St. North), just 40 minutes east of Vancouver• Open daily year round. September to June 10 am - 5 pm• Sxwimelә Boutique and Gifts• Full Barrel Cafe (summer)• Free parking• Walking distance to Fort Langley village shopping, museums, walking trails and dining. See our daily programs and events calendar online.

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I enjoyed visiting this historic site. It is very educational and gave me a new appreciation for how important Fort Langley was to Canada's development! Having people dressed for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
lorilynna2016
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Edmonton, Canada

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New Westminster, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Few weeks ago I went with my friend to the Fort Langley. When we were there I considered to visit the National Historic Site; just the price for the ticket let me hesitate. But my friend convinced me to go by pointing out that the money would help to maintain that site. When I was about to buy the ticket... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed visiting this historic site. It is very educational and gave me a new appreciation for how important Fort Langley was to Canada's development! Having people dressed for the era added to the fun and they are very knowledgeable about what life was like back in that time period - adding additional tidbits of information. It takes a couple... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Fort Langley on Christmas Eve. It was super fun! I didn't think we'd be there very lone, and was surprised when we left almost 3 hours later! They had a scavenger hunt and bingo object search, which my 10 year old loved. It was challenging, and encouraged us to look more closely at the exhibits. The workers... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

I really enjoy historical sites and I love visiting the fort. It is laid out nicely and there are hands on exhibits which are great. Definitely worth a stop here if in Fort Langley.

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Rock Creek, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

Bring your family and friends here for a day of history and educational experience. Here you can see and learn what people did in order to survive. You can learn how bread is made and candles and soap or how to plant a garden. Blacksmith shop where your pots to horseshoes were made . Fur trading with trappers to the... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

We visited this historic site with our young kids and with my grandmother. Each one of us thoroughly enjoyed the experience! I thought we'd take an hour and quickly walk through but we ended up spending over 2 hours without complaints. We all did the audio tour which I recommend as it adds so much more to the experience. They... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

We were there over the Halloween weekend, so there were a few munchkins running around, getting their faces painted, and watching magic shows. But you were still able to enter those buildings, and see a lot. Most of the buildings are not the original ones anymore, but that is no surprise, given that these types of places always seem to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

We attended the early youth friendly Grave Tales Tour and it was Fantastic! Andrew our guide was friendly, funny and creepy all at the same time. The stories are fantastic and the quiet creepy spots they tell them are great. We took my 11 year old nephew and he loved it. Andrew even took the time to hang out with... More 

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Aldergrove, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Awesome historical Fort Langley, the beginnings here of the fur trade and pioneers is an excellent place to show kids and adults alike where it all began.

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fortlangley, Public Relations Manager at Fort Langley National Historic Site, responded to this review

Great! We are glad you enjoyed it. More 

Mission, BC, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

It was a dark and stormy night....This was the second time that we have take the grave tales put on by Fort Langley historical site. The guide was informative, comical and had the right stuff to make it spooky. I highly recommend this tour if you are looking for some Halloween fun. You just might not sleep that night......

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fortlangley, Public Relations Manager at Fort Langley National Historic Site, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. We're glad you really enjoyed Grave Tales, both times! More 

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