Day of your Visit

Arriving at Fort William Historical Park

Please arrive at the Visitor Centre 15 minutes prior to the program start time to check-in. The field trip organizer should go to Visitor Services inside the Visitor Centre to provide payment and provide final group numbers. Please have students remain on the bus during check-in. If a group arrives late, the program will be shortened accordingly.

What to Bring

Please dress for the weather and the outdoors.

Storing Belongings

Groups will be allocated a home building during their visit where belongings can be left, including lunches. This area is not locked; please leave valuables at home.


If you plan to have your lunch break at Fort William Historical Park, please indicate this when making your reservation. Students must bring their own bag lunches unless other arrangements are made with the Park at the time of booking. Refrigeration and microwaves are not available for day and evening program participants.


Fort William Historical Park has a large parking area outside the Visitor Centre that can accommodate small vehicles and busses. Parking is free.

Code of Conduct

All employees, animals and exhibits are to be treated with respect. Students must be supervised at all times. Fort William Historical Park reserves the right to remove students engaging in inappropriate behaviour. Profane or inappropriate language and defacing or damaging property are unacceptable behaviours.