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Fort George National Historic Site of Canada

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26 Queen Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S-1J0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was a lot of fun! I went with my daughter who is 15. I wouldn’t bring young children to this. We walked through the fort and the buildings, following our guide with the lantern, while they told spooky ghost stories. It was a blast...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed yesterday

I had been to Niagara-on-the-lake previously but somehow missed this little gem. It's worth a visit if you're in town, we managed to squeeze it in before we left. It's a living museum so many of the staff are dressed and play the part of...More

Thank Andy W
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited Fort George during autumn when the colors were popping out, which made the visit very nice. Several actors in costume explained the living conditions of the time and the battles. It’s a small attraction but done very well to be educational as well...More

Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very nice fort well restored , best on a warm day interesting musket demo . Good to learn about the war of 1812 which is overshadowed in the uk with the Napoleonic wars

Thank Luke G
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is an interesting place to visit. There is a lot of walking involved. I really enjoyed the musket demonstration, the man was very informative. Wrap up warm if it’s a cold day, it gets quite windy. Good for people interested in history.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Same experience as most forts, but the costumed guides make it stand out. Explorer books for kids to stay interested. Had a great day.

Thank lillik932
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Fort is a great setting to learn a bit of Canadian/US history. I highly recommend taking one of the tours; they are free and the guides are excellent. A tour of the enlisted man's barracks provides a snapshot of a soldier's life that is...More

Thank TheaterLovers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Exelent recreation with coustums and everything. 18 century demostrstion on musket battel by a sharp looking soldier.

Thank Jorge M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A historic site of the Canadian history. Great place to visit for the day and a lot of information. There was an officer and a private on duty to explain how everything was back in the day. A lot of artifacts and a nice place...More

Thank TravelLuchi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent bilingual tour back to 1813 and the BNA war against the young USA. All tour guides were in period military uniform to thoroughly explain all aspects of the restored fort protecting the Niagara river approach to British North America. Reasonable tourist washrooms and...More

Thank Patrick G
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dmul010647
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Response from NetBri | Reviewed this property |
For 2018 I believe the rate is $11.70 for adults and free for children to age 17
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freedom78
20 June 2017|
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$12 per adult. Seniors or AAA get $1 off.
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edie19
27 September 2016|
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Response from AZTraveler6504 | Reviewed this property |
My answer may be too late, but this year (2017) is Canada's 150th birthday so many of their parks are free entrance. We didn't pay an entrance fee, just $6 Canadian to park. It's not that far to drive from Niagara Falls... More
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