Fort William Historical Park, Thunder Bay

4.6
Step into the past at one of Canada's largest fur trading posts at Fort William Historical Park. The site has recreated the Fort William fur trade post as it existed in 1815, providing hands-on learning for both children and adults. Walk through the fur market and learn about the pelts from living history staff. Along with the fur trading post, the fort has an amphitheater that holds a number of events each year. Using our world travel planner, Thunder Bay attractions like Fort William Historical Park can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Fort William and highly recommended anyone visiting Thunder Bay to stop by for some North American history. The employees are what make the place, from the customer ...  more »
  • An eye opening day of the origins of this area. Allow a few hours at least this is to be savoured not rushed to appreciate the authenticity of local history.  more »
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  • Set on the river, camping on site, authentic buildings and enthusiastic guides, it's like taking a walk back in time. Fort William is a must-see!
  • This is a really fun spot to spend a couple of hours. The kids who work here are crazy talented; many of them are bilingual, musical actors. It reminds me quite a bit of other historical forts I've visited. Bring lunch and eat at a picnic table near the canteen or on the grass; buy fresh bread! Seriously, buy the fresh bread. It's so delicious.
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