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Old Fort Erie

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Address: 350 Lakeshore Road, Fort Erie, Ontario L2E 6T2, Canada
Phone Number: +1 877 642 7275
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Another history lesson for me and my son. Visiting this place, you can learn more about war from early 19th Century between USA and Canada supported by England. A lot of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Roman P
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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70 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Another history lesson for me and my son. Visiting this place, you can learn more about war from early 19th Century between USA and Canada supported by England. A lot of interesting facts presented by well prepared tourist guides. Very nice presentation of firing the muskets and the cannon. Very good job on restoring the buildings and exposition of all... More 

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Vineland, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We very well restored fort with a fascinating history. Known for being the bloodiest battlefield in Canada, it has its share of stories. Take the guided tour, it is worth the time and the tour guides are interesting and knowledgeable. You learn so much even if you studied Canadian history in school. The film at the beginning and the exhibit... More 

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Perry, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nicely maintained by the Canadian Government, good for a day trip. Family friendly and easy to get to.

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Carlsbad, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

This Fort is much smaller, with its own unique history, than Fort Niagara. We toured the museum and attended a guided tour. Without the tour, we would have missed quite a bit. Still, this Fort pales in comparison to Fort Niagara and its rich history. Next time, I would skip this.

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Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

What a great day trip to Old Fort Erie. Bring a camera, lots to see. The staff made this an amazing positive experience.

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North Fork, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

The only part of Fort Erie I saw was at night during the ghost tour, but I really enjoyed it. Our leader was very good at his job. The ghost stories were good and we learned of a lot of history, most of it tragic. Price was reasonable. It was over way before I was ready for it to be... More 

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Stoney Creek, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Was very interesting as I have seen most of the historic sites around the area it was good to see I would recommend it when they do the r enactment

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Bowmanville, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I think visiting the fort depends on your age. My wife and I had a good time. Enjoyed the history and the surrounding area. My older children however another story, found it to be boring. Before you go get an idea of what they enjoy culturally. You and young kids probably good, older not so good.

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Tsawwassen, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

This is a not to miss site! The guide, Cameron, was the best!! So well informed. You could imagine the history made here.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Last time we visited Fort George which is three times the size of Fort Erie and we didn't think our granddaughter would be interested. This was short and sweet and very interesting for us and an eight year old

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