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Fort Langley National Historic Site

23433 Mavis Ave, Fort Langley, British Columbia V1M 2R5, Canada
+1 604-513-4777
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A BC Legendary Story

This distant suburban Vancouver town is a step-back in time to savour BC's history as its... read more

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Perfect Night for Grave Tales

We have lived in Langley for over 25 years and thought we experienced everything until friends... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rick S
Langley City, Canada
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Experience the excitement of the early West Coast fur trade at Fort Langley and stand in the spot where BC was proclaimed a British colony in 1858. Explore the scenic fort—built by the Hudson’s Bay Company in 1827—where fur traders once exchanged furs, salmon and cranberries with the First Nations. Fort Langley is packed with interactive displays and activities for the whole family – watch blacksmithing, barrel-making or historic weapons demonstrations, pan for gold and laugh along with an interpretive program!• Take exit #66 (232nd St. North), just 40 minutes east of Vancouver• Open daily year round. September to June 10 am - 5 pm• Sxwimelә Boutique and Gifts• Full Barrel Cafe (summer)• Free parking• Walking distance to Fort Langley village shopping, museums, walking trails and dining. See our daily programs and events calendar online.
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23433 Mavis Ave, Fort Langley, British Columbia V1M 2R5, Canada
+1 604-513-4777
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This distant suburban Vancouver town is a step-back in time to savour BC's history as its birthplace. It's a National Historic Site to learn about the trading enterprises in fur, salmon, timber etc. along the Fraser River evolved to foster BC's birth into the Canadian...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have lived in Langley for over 25 years and thought we experienced everything until friends invited us to Grave Tales. First of all the Fort at night is great with the fire burning in the courtyard and the softly lit grounds set the tone...More

Thank Rick S
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a long time B.C. resident, visiting this place made me appreciate the province's history. The displays are very well labeled.

Thank KramJH
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a very good visit, the entrance was free as part of a 2017 initiative throughout Canadian Parks. The tour of the site was also free, our guide Chris was excellent, easy to hear and well informed. Despite it being a national holiday it was...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a historic site with demonstrations provided by individuals such as a blacksmith, etc. It is extremely educational and great for people of all ages.

Thank LMcD1951
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had no trouble spending about 2 hours here. We were fortunate to have a very nice and knowledgable tour guide, whom we shared with one other couple. Some of the buildings have interpretive guides dressed in period costume, but they are not "in role."...More

Thank wagmel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Fort Langley with our Canadian cousins. No kids with us but still lots of fun. Lots of exhibits to see and things to do. We saw a reenactment of a wedding that would have taken place long ago. Very...More

Thank ca1842
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took a 4 year old and a 2 year old here and was surprised that for a history themed attraction there was actually a lot of things to entertain them. I would compare this attraction to the Burnaby Village Museum. Only thing that would put...More

Thank canadianballfan
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Very hot when we went but it was great how they present BC history and how the fur trade and Hudsons Bay company was important to getting BC in the past. Learned where the origin of many landmark names came from in BC.

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This National Historic Site bills itself as the birthplace of British Columbia, though the folks on Vancouver Island would probably argue that point. In any event, it is an authentic remnant of the earliest stage of Canadian western settlement. There are homespun crafts presentations, firearms...More

Thank DoeHEAD
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