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Prince of Wales Fort

Churchill, Manitoba R0B 0E0, Canada
+1 204-675-8863
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Interesting

A walk to the fort is a must, there are people in historical outfits who take you round the fort... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Avril84
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Colchester, United Kingdom
Historic

We reached the Fort on a Zodiac watching the Beluga whales along the way. The fort was built to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
charles6346
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Huntington Beach, California
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Churchill, Manitoba R0B 0E0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A walk to the fort is a must, there are people in historical outfits who take you round the fort explaining the history of it.

Thank Avril84
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We reached the Fort on a Zodiac watching the Beluga whales along the way. The fort was built to protect the fur trade run by the Hudson Bay Company. They have an actor portraying Samuel Hearne. He gives the history and demonstrates firing a flint...More

Thank charles6346
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best part of the visit was " Samuel Hearne". He brought history to life, including shooting the flintlock. He could have expanded on the fur trade routes and the French southern route being a reason the French weren't interested in the north, as well as...More

Thank Lynday147
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good acting by staff. Dressed in period costume. Interesting history. Renovations underway to preserve the walls of the fort.

Thank Nicole1958
Reviewed 11 August 2017

You stand at the fort and think about the harsh conditions people endured when this fort was built over many years. There names are etched on a nearby rock. The fort is worth a visit. You also may see a polar bear walking nearby.

Thank Lawrence S
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This was very interesting and a great way to learn about Canadian history. Interpretive guide was very interesting and the fact that the facility had been so well maintained was outstanding.

Thank BriggsFancy
Reviewed 3 August 2017

July 2017 - As part of a 3 hour zodiac boat Beluga whale adventure, our group stopped at the Prince of Wales Fort to hear about the history associated with the Fort. We parked our zodiac boat and followed a park ranger up a long...More

Thank JerryH9905
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We enjoyed a sunny warm July Park day at this historical site. Park personnel guided us on an informative tour of the grounds. We strolled along a walk way bordered by the most beautiful arctic wild flowers.and awesome views. We enjoyed interactive exhibits and sharing...More

Thank alexandra l
Reviewed 24 July 2017

The Fort is currently under renovation by Parks Canada, and there is little to it but the stone structure of the original fort. However, if you visit the fort in conjunction with the Sloop's Cove walking tour you can gain a real appreciation as to...More

Thank M M
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Our visit to the fort was in the rain but of course you can't choose the weather. In spite of that we had a wonderful visit with the Governor (portrayed by a Parks representative) who gave us a fascinating history of the fort and the...More

Thank 7ahc
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Fooder P
1 November 2016|
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Response from alan19542016 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I visited in July. Two good places to eat in Churchill are the Tundra Inn Restaurant and Pub, across from the Tundra Inn. Another good place is Gypsy's Bakery. Everything is close together in Churchill, not too far to... More
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Satveer K
30 July 2016|
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Response from Connie L | Reviewed this property |
We took two different tours, one the fort and estuary and the other the sloth trail. This is the one you go over in zodiac and walk the area and come out the outside of the Fort. I went first week of July, we saw a lot of... More
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