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The Fort was closed the day we went; however, the grounds & surrounding area made for a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Hidden Gem of a Historical Site

This place seems to get overlooked, but Fort Malden offers a lot in the way of Canada's history. We... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2019
starkerama08
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100 Laird Ave S, Amherstburg, Ontario N9V 1X5, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Fort was closed the day we went; however, the grounds & surrounding area made for a beautiful walk & got a bit of history as well.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Doreen G
Reviewed September 6, 2019

This place seems to get overlooked, but Fort Malden offers a lot in the way of Canada's history. We were there a couple of days after labour day weekend and had the place to ourselves. The staff were all very friendly and we essentially had...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank starkerama08
Reviewed September 5, 2019

History, re-enactments, artifacts, all here. Underground railroad, the battle of 1812, old canons. A must see for ever visitor.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 30, 2019

Overall I was excited to go as it was another sport to explore more about Sir Isaac Brock. My husband and I just wanted to see the museum but the Art by the River show was taking place at the Fort. We had to pay...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Dakota B
Reviewed August 30, 2019

We have done Art by the River, in the fort, for many years and have always enjoyed the historical aspects. Being in the heart of one of Canada's defenses of old you get to appreciate times of our history that many forget or have little...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Richard O
Reviewed July 14, 2019

this National Park is a lovely walk along the river and the posted information is very good. The interpreters there are very helpful and seeing the "guards" in step is impressive.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Luanne M
Reviewed July 10, 2019

Beautiful place to visit , stroll on the grounds visiting the buildings with an abundance of information . They have actors acting what they did in the late eighteen hundreds . Very relaxing place to visit with so many sights . Great for any age...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Debbie C
Reviewed June 19, 2019

Disappointed that the visitor’s center at Fort Malden was closed we were at least pleased that the grounds were open and admission was free. We walked around reading the informational display boards, took in the views of the Detroit river, and watched black squirrels playing...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank delily
Reviewed June 17, 2019

We just happened to stop here so we could stretch our legs and walk the dog. The grounds are beautiful and the scenic river walk is relaxing. We did not get into the Fort itself but the interpretation centre was informative. And dogs are invited...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Lorna K
Reviewed October 17, 2018

We traveled here in September looking for a bit of adventure since we were in the area for a wedding later that evening. We had a wonderful time exploring the grounds, looking at the pensioners’ cottage and garden, examining the cannons, and taking a tour...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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