Hours of Operation & Rates

Thank you for your interest in Fort William Historical Park – Northern Ontario’s Premier Entertainment Park. Our contemporary offerings - the David Thompson Astronomcial Observatory, Campground, Visitor Centre and Gift Shop - will be opeing beginning June 1, 2019. Due to some challenges presented by Mother Nature we are currently working to prepare the historic site and hope to re-open soon.

Spring Season, June
Location/ServiceHoursRates

Visitor Centre
(Admissions)

Monday - Friday
9:00am - 5:00pm
N/A

Administration Office

Monday - Friday
8:30am - 5:00pm

N/A
David Thompson Astronomical
Observatory

Thursday - Saturday
10pm-12am

$10/adult
$8/youth/senior/student
Campground Opens June 1 for the season. $25/night/non-serviced
$35/night/serviced
Canoe & Kayak Rentals Sunday - Saturday
9:00am - 5:00pm
$15/half day
$30/full day
Venues & Catering Services Offered year-round. Call 807-473-2344 for more information.
Education Programs Offered year-round. Call 807-473-2344 for more information.
Events & Festivals Offered year-round. Click here for upcoming events & special rates.

 

Summer Season, June - Mid August
Location/ServiceHoursRates
Historic Tours Open Daily
10:00am - 5:00pm
$14/adult
$12/student/senior
$10/youth
Children 5 & under, free
Visitor Centre
(Admissions)
Open Daily
9:00am - 5:00pm
N/A
Administration Office Monday - Friday
8:30am - 5:00pm
N/A
David Thompson Astronomical
Observatory
Thursday - Saturday
Times vary.
$10/adult
$8/youth/senior/student
Campground OPEN until mid October $25/night/non-serviced
$35/night/serviced
Canoe & Kayak Rentals Open Daily
9:00am - 5:00pm
$15/half day
$30/full day
Venues & Catering Services Offered year-round. Call 807-473-2344 for more information.
Education Programs Offered year-round. Call 807-473-2344 for more information.
Events & Festivals Offered year-round. Click here for upcoming events & special rates.

 

Fall Season Mid August - Mid September
Location/ServiceHoursRates
Historic Tours Sunday - Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm Tours available by reservation only. Call 807-473-2344. $12/adult $11/student/senior $9/youth Children 5 & under, free
Visitor Centre (Admissions) Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm N/A
Administration Office Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm N/A
David Thompson Astronomical Observatory Thursday - Saturday Times vary. $10/adult $8/youth/senior/student
Campground OPEN until mid October $25/night/non-serviced $35/night/serviced
Canoe & Kayak Rentals Sunday - Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm $15/half day $30/full day
Venues & Catering Services Offered year-round. Call 807-473-2344 for more information.
Education Programs Offered year-round. Call 807-473-2344 for more information.
Events & Festivals Offered year-round. Click here for upcoming events & special rates.

 

Winter Season, Mid September - Mid May
Location/ServiceHoursRates
Historic Tours

Tours available by reservation only between 10:00am - 5:00pm Monday to Friday. Call 807-473-2344 to book.

$7.50/person Children 5 & under, free
Administration Office Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm N/A
Visitor Centre (Admissions) Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm N/A
David Thompson Astronomical Observatory

Observatory open every Friday and Saturday from 7-9pm in December and February. The Observatory is available for group reservations during the months of October, November, January, March and April. Call 807-473-2344 to book.

$10/adult

$8/youth/senior/student

Children 5 & under, free! 

Campground Closed October 9th for the season. N/A
Canoe & Kayak Rentals N/A N/A
Venues & Catering Services Offered year-round. Call 807-473-2344 for more information.
Education Programs Offered year-round. Call 807-473-2344 for more information.
Events & Festivals Offered year-round. Click here for upcoming events & special rates.

 

  • All rates are subject to change. Prices do not include HST.
    • Youth (6-12) / Student (13+ with student ID) / Senior (60+)
  • Offered Year-Round
  • Fort William Historical Park offers a fair exchange rate on the U.S. dollar
    • Call 807-473-2344 for today's exchange rate

For further information on park offerings, group rates, and season passes, please call or email our Visitor Centre at 807-473-2344, or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .