What's New at FWHP

Thank you for your interest in Fort William Historical Park. For more information about our programs and services contact us at (807) 473-2344 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Bookmark this page to stay up to date about what’s new and exciting at Fort William Historical Park.

Virtual Education Programs

What's New Banner - VEPFWHP's Virtual Education Programs are now available for reservation. To make your reservation call (807) 473-2344 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Fort William Historic Site

FW Historic SiteStep back in time to 1816 and experience the Canadian fur trade at Fort William, the magnificent inland headquarters of the North West Company. The Historic Site is open Monday through Friday, offering Guided Tours only at 11am & 2pm. Admission is $5 per person and youth ages 12 and under are free.

Haunted Fort Night 2021

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Star Walks return to the David Thompson Astronomical Observatory this December!

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! To make your reservation call (807) 473-2344 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Fun at the Fort from Home

Fun From HomeThere's plenty of fun and exciting ways to explore and experience Fort William Historical Park from home!

Watch the Hinge of an Empire, a fascinating overview of the evolution of the fur trade and the roles of the North West Company and Fort William in establishing the foundation of Canada.

Discover Fort William Historical Park from the comfort of your home with our YouTube channel, and experience more about the fur trade and Fort William. Videos are available in English, French and Oji-Cree.

Relive Canada's largest fireworks show, Preserving the Past While Building the Future. This spectacular display is choreographed to the story of the Indigenous, Scottish and French cultures who worked together during the challenging times of the fur trade to build Fort William over 200 years ago.

2020-21 Youth Ambassador

2020 Youth Ambassador BannerThe winners of the 2020 Canadian Storytelling in Minecraft Competition were recently announced and Alex Coghill, a student at Thunder Bay’s Woodcrest School, placed second for telling the story of the fur trade a Fort William!

Weddings

2017 Whats New Banners - WeddingsBook your dream wedding at Fort William Historical Park! Fort William Historical Park offers Thunder Bay’s most unique and picturesque ceremony, reception and photography locations year-round.

Meetings and Conferences

2017 Whats New Banners - MeetingsConsider holding your next meeting, conference or social gathering at Fort William Historical Park. We offer world-class facilities and catering services, and a selection of venues to accommodate large and small gatherings.