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Fort St. James National Historic Site of Canada

School Programs

High School Program

Fur Warehouse Interior
Fur Warehouse Interior
© Parks Canada

Availability: Mid May– September

Learning Level: Gr.6-12

Program Length: Varying

Maximum Capacity: 70 students

This tour is a self guided tour of the historic grounds. We offer tours through the largest group of original wooden buildings representing the fur trade in Canada. Your tour will start with a nine minute introductory film and a look through the display room. Then walk along Stuart Lake and step back into 1896. In each of our historic buildings there is a costumed interpreter that will guide you through life at Fort St. James from 1806-1952. This tour is easily adaptable to fit your time schedule. Our buildings include:

  • Fur Warehouse
  • Fish Cache (no interpreter)
  • Men’s House
  • Trade Store
  • Officer’s Dwelling House
  • Hide Tanning Shed