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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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Birthplace of British Columbia: historic setting

Well maintained and curated HBC fort. Good Parks Canada staff. Updated historical information... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marshall D
via mobile
Hudson's Bay Company Outpost

Great place to spend an afternoon exploring the Hudson's Bay Company Fort and Trading Post. People... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wesley C
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Abbotsford, 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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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23433 Mavis Ave, Fort Langley, British Columbia V1M 2R5, Canada
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+1 604-513-4777
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"british columbia"
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"trading post"
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"canadian history"
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"step back in time"
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"hudson bay company"
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"national historic site"
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"big house"
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"gold panning"
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"great place to visit"
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"kids and adults"
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"barrel making"
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"fur trade"
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"hot chocolate"
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"hands on activities"
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"great attraction"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well maintained and curated HBC fort. Good Parks Canada staff. Updated historical information. Coffee shop closed for remodeling. Worth a walk round any time.

Thank Marshall D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to spend an afternoon exploring the Hudson's Bay Company Fort and Trading Post. People in period costumes give you a pretty good understanding of life in the early 19 th century when survival was difficult and people had to be independent and resourceful...More

Thank Wesley C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited with 4 year old granddaughter and an old friend from Europe. Surprisingly quiet despite it being during Spring break. There were few volunteers dressed in costumes of the day. The buildings were interesting and decorated in the fashion of the day. The gardens were...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was very nice to see how our history started. How the HBC would trade with the natives and send furs to England, sent fish to Hawii, and much more. It was also the birth place of British Columbia. There was a lot of improvement...More

Thank Bruce M
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Pretty cool look at how this area got on the map as well as The interactions with natives. Cool that they offer overnight camp tents in summer. Well worth the $7.80. This also got us half price at Georgia Cannery In Steveston, Richmond. As Tom...More

Thank Jotravy
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

It was a bit chilly but fun to see BC's history my favourite is the pelts and the blue fox or silver fox..The story of the Hudson Bay. You can walk around, go in the buildings and cook your bannock over the fire.

Thank ahha2014
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

This place is really neat. Kids will love learning about the history of Langley and the vantage point you will get climbing up the watch towers. What a view! It's so close to the city, yet you feel far away and back in time. The...More

Thank Gina L
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Had not visited here for several years Pleasantly surprised. Learned more about local history and enough things to see to keep us occupied for a couple hours. Lots of free parking and close to Fort Langley downtown which has plenty of antique shops and restaurants...More

Thank Kev1963
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

It was a very interesting visit with lots of history and many interesting pictures and artifacts. I would recommend it for young and old. The staff are pleasant and very imformative.

Thank Cathydockx
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Worth the visit...it was free to get in due to the 150th Birthday Celebration. Beautiful buildings and engaging activities throughout. There is even a little cafe with decent food and a beer!

Thank sjgm1
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David D
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Response from dondD6196YG | Reviewed this property |
Yes the fort has a lot of records for you to see. The current site is a newer one making river access easier. The original site is south about 3km on Glover road-close to the railway crossing Glover Road. There is a... More
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Response from MommyonJune10th | Reviewed this property |
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