Hours of Operation & Rates

Thank you for your interest in Fort William Historical Park!

The construction of our new access road is well underway, however it is not open for public use at this time. Please continue to use King Road to access Fort William Historical Park. Thank you.

Explore Fort William

Step back in time to 1816 and experience the Canadian fur trade at Fort William, the magnificent inland headquarters of the North West Company. Discover Fort William’s beautiful outdoor setting and use your smart phone and tablet to access our high-definition, live action videos available in English, French and Oji-Cree via our QR code signage located across the historic site. We are pleased to announce that the farm animals have returned!

Hours: We are currently open Monday through Friday offering guided tours only. Please call (807) 473-2344 for tour times. 

Admission: $5.00 per Person • Youth ages 12 and under are free

David Thompson Astronomical Observatory

Star Walks return to the David Thompson Astronomical Observatory this December! Please call (807) 473-2344 to reserve your tickets.

The Mystery of the Star of Bethlehem
The origin of the Star of Bethlehem has been mystifying star gazers for millennia. What produced such a bright object in the night sky – a new star, a supernova, or something else? With our astronomers as your guides, travel into the past to discover the most popular theories about the origin of the Star of Bethlehem. A perfect activity for the holiday season! Please arrive at least 10-15 min. before the program start time.

Dates: Friday, December 3, 10 & 17, 2021

Admission: $10 per Adult • $8 per Student, Senior & Youth • Children 5 & Under are Free (HST is included)

Visit the David Thompson Astronomical Observatory for more information about our programs and David Thompson.


The campground is now closed for the season. Visit RV & Tent Campgrounds for more information about our campground and available amenities.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

For further information and updates about our programs and services 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. For more information about Fort William Historical Park’s available programs and services and COVID-19 health and safety measures, visit Visitor Experience, What to Expect.

  • All rates are subject to change. Prices do not include HST unless otherwise noted.
    • 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