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Hours & Admission

Fort William

Travel back in time to 1815 and discover Fort William. This is the inland headquarters of the North West Company, the world’s largest fur trading enterprise with posts stretching across North America. This is a place where cultures meet, and relationships are forged between Indigenous Peoples and non-Indigenous newcomers. Come experience this unique place and time in history through the eyes of peoples past who lived and worked around Fort William!

May 18 – June 30, 2024

Open 7 days a week
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Take a guided tour of Fort William led by one of its inhabitants.
Last admission is at 4 p.m. Guided tours last approximately 1.5 hours. Visitors are able to further explore Fort William after their tour.
 
English Tours: 10:15 a.m., 11 a.m., 11:45 a.m., 12:30 p.m. 1:15 p.m., 2 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4 p.m. 
French Tours: 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.
  • Adults $16
  • Seniors (60+) $14
  • Students (13+ with student ID) $14
  • Youth (6 to 12) $13
  • Children (5 & under) Free
  • Indigenous Persons Free
  • Military Personnel & Veterans (with CFOne card or VSC ) Free
  • Support Person (with PAL Card) Free

The Personal Attendant for Leisure (PAL) Card is an identification card, which is issued to a person who has a disability. It allows the support person to enter a Thunder Bay recreation facility for free. A support person can be a friend, family member or a paid worker.

July 2 – September 2, 2024

Open 7 days a week
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Discover Fort William on your own and enjoy a variety of scheduled activities taking place throughout the day.

Last admission is at 4 p.m. Guided tours are also available and last approximately 1.5 hours.

 

English Tours: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

French Tours: 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
  • Adults $18
  • Seniors (60+) $16
  • Students (13+ with student ID) $16
  • Youth (6 to 12) $14
  • Children (5 & under) Free
  • Indigenous Persons Free
  • Military Personnel & Veterans (with CFOne card or VSC ) Free
  • Support Person (with PAL Card) Free

The Personal Attendant for Leisure (PAL) Card is an identification card, which is issued to a person who has a disability. It allows the support person to enter a Thunder Bay recreation facility for free. A support person can be a friend, family member or a paid worker.

September 2 – 22, 2024

Open 7 days a week
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Take a guided tour of Fort William led by one of its inhabitants.
Last admission is at 4 p.m. Guided tours last approximately 1.5 hours. Self-guided tours are not available at this time.
 
English Tours:
10:15 a.m., 11 a.m., 11:45 a.m., 12:30 p.m. 1:15 p.m., 2 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4 p.m. 
 
French Tours:
10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.
  • Adults $16
  • Seniors (60+) $14
  • Students (13+ with student ID) $14
  • Youth (6 to 12) $13
  • Children (5 & under) Free
  • Indigenous Persons Free
  • Military Personnel & Veterans (with CFOne card or VSC ) Free
  • Support Person (with PAL Card) Free

The Personal Attendant for Leisure (PAL) Card is an identification card, which is issued to a person who has a disability. It allows the support person to enter a Thunder Bay recreation facility for free. A support person can be a friend, family member or a paid worker.

September 23 – November 29, 2024

Open Monday through Friday

Take a guided tour of Fort William led by one of its inhabitants. 
Guided tours last approximately 1.5 hours. Self-guided tours are not available at this time.
 
English Tours: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
French Tour: 1 p.m.
 
  • General Admission $13
  • Children 5 & Under Free
  • Indigenous Persons Free
  • Military Personnel & Veterans (with CFOne card or VSC ) Free
  • Support Person (with PAL Card) Free

The Personal Attendant for Leisure (PAL) Card is an identification card, which is issued to a person who has a disability. It allows the support person to enter a Thunder Bay recreation facility for free. A support person can be a friend, family member or a paid worker.

March 1 – May 16, 2025

Open Monday through Friday

Take a guided tour of Fort William led by one of its inhabitants.
Guided tours last approximately 1.5 hours. Self-guided tours are not available at this time.
 
English Tours: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
French Tour: 1 p.m.
 
  • General Admission $13
  • Children 5 & Under Free
  • Indigenous Persons Free
  • Military Personnel & Veterans (with CFOne card or VSC ) Free
  • Support Person (with PAL Card) Free

The Personal Attendant for Leisure (PAL) Card is an identification card, which is issued to a person who has a disability. It allows the support person to enter a Thunder Bay recreation facility for free. A support person can be a friend, family member or a paid worker.

Season Pass

Adult

$ 50 per person
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Family

$ 90 per 4 persons
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The Season Pass provides you with year-round admission to the Fort William historic site. Season passes are valid from January 1 through December 31 each year. The Season Pass includes admission to the following Fort William Historical Park events: Canada Day, The Great Rendezvous, New Year’s Eve Family Frolic, and Voyageur Winter Carnival. Admission to Anishinaabe Keeshigun and Celtic Day are free for all visitors.  The Season Pass does not include admission to the David Thompson Astronomical Observatory, the campground, or third-party events.

Campground

Open for the season: May 17 – October 14, 2024

The campground is open Victoria Day Weekend through Thanksgiving Weekend each year. We offer both serviced and non-serviced sites, and in situ rental RVs.

Non-Serviced Site

$ 25 per night*
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Serviced Site

$ 40 per night*
  • 20/30/50-amp outlets
  • Fresh water connection

Rental RV

$ 110 per night*
  • Located on serviced site
  • Kitchen and dining area
  • Sleeping areas for up to 6 people
*Plus HST