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Fort Gibraltar

866 St.Joseph Street | Old St.Boniface, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0G4, Canada
+1 204-233-9470
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A visit in the tunnel of time

If you are a tourist, or even if you live here, do not miss to visit it. A trip in history. A great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
LadyMalbec
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Winnipeg
Not worth the cost/Don’t waste your time

We went in February 2018. The $100.00 admission for four of us was really overpriced for this... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
HawaiiVacations
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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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 modern facilities in an historical setting. (reservation requires) In the summer, Fort Gibraltar is also a living history museum offering interactive and educational guided tours about the fur trade era. Our costumed interpreters relive the daily life of the inhabitants of the site in 1815 as you visit significant buildings in the fort such as the blacksmith shop, the winterer's cabin and the trading post. In February, the historical venue is at the heart of the largest winter festival in Western Canada, the Festival du Voyageur.
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866 St.Joseph Street | Old St.Boniface, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0G4, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are a tourist, or even if you live here, do not miss to visit it. A trip in history. A great way to discover how do they live in the Prairies decades, centuries ago! Ideal to bring kids

Thank LadyMalbec
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We went in February 2018. The $100.00 admission for four of us was really overpriced for this event. Staff at the ticket office had no information. Not much to see. Food was awful. Poorly organized with unmotivated staff. Don’t waste your time and money. Go...More

1  Thank HawaiiVacations
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Love the spirit of the festival. There is always all kinds of activities for all ages to participate in! We like to attend every couple of years. Fort Gillbrator is definitely part of the attraction. We always enjoy the our time spent at the Fort!...More

Thank Linda N
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

Came here for a wedding reception. The atmosphere was great! But the food was meh. They had custom omelettes but there were only two cooking, so by the time they made omelettes for everyone, those served first were ready to go home. Ambiance - thumbs...More

1  Thank lulores717
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

An icon to visit during Festival. You simply must do Fort Gibraltar if you're doing Festival du Voyageur in Feb. Great fun, great music, great history to be amazed by.

Thank Jeff G
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Had a private function here and had the place to ourselves. Enjoyed the axe throwing and the explanation about the history of the Fort. Food was excellent, sourced mostly from Manitoba.

Thank JohnvanHoudt
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

May be September is not the appropriate timing to visit this attraction as although the place was open but you can walk just outside the buildings.

1  Thank Razek S
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Built two hundred and eight years ago, as a fur trading post where the Red and Assiniboine Rivers meet, the "fort" has been moved to this nearby Park. It is filled with very interesting displays and exhibits... and is a favourite of visitors and locals...More

Thank Mark D
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

reserve a tour; you will then wander about on your own and may ask questions of the blacksmith trader furrier, etc.. then you may join in ax throwing spoon playing and then enjoy an amazing dinner. ask about their dinners. delicious

Thank missgg219
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

And there it was! Fort Gibraltar! A rustic style wooden fort! Small, but well kept. A Winnipeg gem for sure! We believe it is certainly worth the time and the stop to check this place out when you are in The Peg looking for something...More

Thank ShanOC
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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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Response from TheresaWinnipeg | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's open only Thursday to Saturday 10 am to 6:00 pm
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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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