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Fort Malden National Historic Site

100 Laird Ave S, Amherstburg, Ontario N9V 1X5, Canada
+1 519-736-6947
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A must see Historic Site

Fort Malden National Historic Site is located along the Detroit shoreline. The site is well... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Amherstburg, Canada
EducationAl and Fun

This fort is a hidden gem nestled in a beautiful small town. The Fort itself has some beautiful... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2017
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100 Laird Ave S, Amherstburg, Ontario N9V 1X5, Canada
+1 519-736-6947
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fort Malden National Historic Site is located along the Detroit shoreline. The site is well maintained and provides for a very interesting way to spend an afternoon. The re-enactments are well choreographed and just so very cool to see. The parkland where the fort is...More

Thank Sophiepup1
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

This fort is a hidden gem nestled in a beautiful small town. The Fort itself has some beautiful views of the Detroit River. Try your luck At going during sunset. The kids loved the interactive scavenger hunt and rifle demonstration. We loved the in depth...More

Thank R G
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We were very disappointed to find Fort Malden closed mid-day on a Wednesday when the posted signs indicated it should have been open. Since the gates were closed and there was no one around to ask what was happening we just continued on our walk...More

Thank SengaMilne
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Before Visiting Fort Malden historic site ensure that the buildings are open. Inside you will find genuine artifacts from the war and many educational exhibits.

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Canada and the United States share the oldest peaceful international bordertoday and Fort Malden is a small peaceful park in Amherstburg. It wasn't always that way. In various wars and raids, the fort was too strong a base to be captured. It played a pivotal...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Located in a beautiful small town Amherstburg in downtown by the water is this interesting place with some history of early Canada. Staff are friendly and knowledgeable. It is a small historic site but worth a visit.

1  Thank Rockend86
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Small, but interesting Fort with a history. Staff in period dress were friendly and knowledgeable. Excellent musket demonstration. Enjoyed the soldier's lunch for $4.90! Excellent stew. Museum displays are informative.

Thank andy_geology
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This is in a beautiful location in a charming town. My husband got to fire a musket and he thought that was great. The boys enjoyed dressing up in the uniforms. It is good for a few hours and then you can walk along the...More

Thank Deb C
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the afternoon at Fort Malden no charge this year to tour the fort. They are dog friendly so Lucia enjoyed the day there also. The musket demonstration was definitely worth the time to watch. Very nice way to spend a few hours and take...More

Thank TouristGuru
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is a small fort that was barely saved from disappearing by Canada finally acquiring the remaining land and buildings. The staff in the museum, visitor center and barracks were very friendly and welcomed questions. It's a nice place to stroll through the grounds and...More

Thank Ari A
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