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Fort Gibraltar

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Beautiful location; lots of history

This is a staple of St. Boniface and Winnipeg as a whole. It is a great place to learn about the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
AlexTheCanadian
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Winnipeg, Canada
Historic

I went there to see how nice the Fort is. It is a good half hour walk from the downtown of... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2018
JamesKMTan
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Located minutes from downtown Winnipeg, Fort Gibraltar is an ideal venue for hosting a variety of events: weddings, corporate meetings, private functions, group tours and more! Historical tours and Three rooms are available year-round, offering...more
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866 St.Joseph Street | Old St.Boniface, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0G4, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a staple of St. Boniface and Winnipeg as a whole. It is a great place to learn about the settlement of Manitoba, and it is a great place to host a number of events, including weddings.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AlexTheCanadian
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time at he Festival and was very disappointed. Costly to get in plus a parking fee. Went during the day - dog sled rides (with very small dogs!), slide, small souvenir shop, so many people we couldn't even get into the historic buildings at...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

I went there to see how nice the Fort is. It is a good half hour walk from the downtown of Winnipeg. It shows the history of the fur trade. It is located next to the Red River and opposite the French quarter. It was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JamesKMTan
Reviewed 1 October 2018

I was back visiting Winnipeg and was exploring St. Boniface and remembered that this was here. I never visited while living in Winnipeg and took the opportunity to explore today. The staff were very friendly wearing period costumes and performing era appropriate work. There are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank travellingshow2013
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Fun to be part of history and the ambience is quite an experience. The interpreters are very good and believable.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank cccsa
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Great experience, staff was pleasant, knowledgeable and in character. Blacksmith was working in the forge. Excellent tour.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank IMSharp
FDVoyageur, Manager at Fort Gibraltar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Thanks for your review, we're glad you enjoyed the tour. Our blacksmith is on-site every day and even helps out with some repairs around the Fort!

Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing day at Fort Gibraltar! Definitely recommend for families coming to Winnipeg. Leave lots of time as you don't want to rush.

Date of experience: July 2018
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FDVoyageur, Manager at Fort Gibraltar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Thanks for your review, James. We love welcoming families to the fort and have special activities designed for children.

Reviewed 14 July 2018

I only found out about Fort Gibraltar after reading the leaflet at thw tourist info, but for $10 realised it was worth a visit and was not dissapointed. Easy to do in juat a morning or afternoon, it is an impressive space, the staff are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ianontherun
Reviewed 3 July 2018

What a fabulous venue! We attended a wedding reception at Fort Gibraltar and were very impressed with the fort, food, and staff. The venue is a wonderful trip back in history.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

The fort really brings alive the fur trade experience. Reeinactors are well versed in their roles and answer questions from a historical perspective.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Alan E
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Amadvice
18 August 2017|
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Response from mddum0nt | Reviewed this property |
There's the Norwood Hotel that is close by. They also have a good restaurant and ' pub ' on the main floor. It's been a Winnipeg,institution for years, and the crowd that frequents this establishment are friendly nice... More
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17 March 2017|
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Response from TheresaWinnipeg | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's open only Thursday to Saturday 10 am to 6:00 pm
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Airianna S
6 March 2017|
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Response from Shawn B | Property representative |
Fort Gibraltar is open all year for catering events. The Fort is open for Summer interpretation as well: Interpretation hours of operation May 15 to June 30, 2017 Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 5 to August 27... More
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