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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 4 days ago via mobile

Attended Fort George on a weekend when the buildings were open. Check before going as buildings not always open but the grounds can be experienced and young kids love to run around and explore even when buildings are closed. The volunteers were all dressed in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank elizafranklin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was open for the end of March Break - very few visitors so we basically had the grounds to ourselves to wander around and look at the displays. Interesting to talk to the guides about the history of the war of 1812. You can get...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank spud0018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So my company did a day trip here for their employees and their families. I have lived in Niagara my entire life and had never been. I enjoyed it a lot. It is a beautiful property with a lot to see and learn about. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank veech12
Reviewed 12 February 2019

Visited this in October on a whim. Was driving through and figured we'd stop. Great gift shop with nice historical information, books, and souvenirs. There is a tour of the Fort. If you visit make sure you stay for the musket demonstration.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank terryscf
Reviewed 29 January 2019 via mobile

The tours were led by guides dressed in the attire from the time which made it much more fun. They were very knowledgeable and answered any questions we had. It was also fun to just go explore on our own. The gun demonstration was also...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kirsten L
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

We had stopped here on our journey between Niagara Falls and Niagara on the lake. Glad we did. Lots of interesting history here. A unique place to see and the staff were all amazing. The musket demo was quite awesome, which they do every hour....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

This was a side stop for us and I'm so glad we did! Very interesting place with an original building still standing from 1812. The gentleman that did the musket demo was fantastic! Probably the best interpreter I've seen. Very informative and entertaining. He said...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank my2doxies
Reviewed 6 December 2018

In one sense, Fort George is a typical reconstructed early19th century fort. But it's a notch above most of those I've seen. The scenery in the beautiful countryside along the Niagara River is spectacular, and the tour guides and demonstrators are excellent. Be sure to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 November 2018

The fort lies on the edge of Niagara on the Lake. We went off-season and the only thing open is the parking lot. However the exterior of the fort is visible and you can get out of the car and walk around the outside of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank trainfan2000
Reviewed 14 November 2018

Been on tours here many times both while in school and after. Always interesting and informative, whether you're on one of their typical daytime tours or their Fall Ghost Tours. Would definitely recommend checking this place out when you have the chance.

Date of experience: October 2018
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dmul010647
2 January 2018|
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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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Response from Stay544028 | Reviewed this property |
$12 per adult. Seniors or AAA get $1 off.
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27 September 2016|
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Response from Julie G | 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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