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Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site

Aboriginal encampment © Parks Canada

Lower Fort Garry School Programs
How to Book

Our booking staff make it easy for you to register your class for a field trip. The process takes less than five minutes!

Book by:
Telephone: 204-785-6050
Fax: 204-482-5887

You can also contact us via the Parks Canada toll-free hotline at 1-888-773-8888.

Information needed

  • Name of program
  • Teachers' names (all names if multiple classes plan to visit together)
  • School name and contact information
  • Number of students and grade level
  • Approximate number of adults
  • Date (Select your top 3 preferences)
  • Session. These are the times we offer:
    • morning program (10 a.m.–12 noon)
    • afternoon program (12:15 pm–2:15 pm)
    • early activity (10–10:45 a.m.)
    • mid-morning activity (11–11:45 a.m.)
    • afternoon activity (1–1:45 a.m.)
    • Bookings may also be accepted for later in the afternoon
  • Language: Request service in English, French, or a mixture of both official languages; and for English as Second Language (ESL) students: beginner, intermediate, or advanced.
  • Special needs: Is there anything we need to be aware of to ensure a smooth visit for your group?


General admission:

  • Elementary and secondary school students: $2.90 per student
  • Post-secondary or adult groups (age 18 and over): adult group rate

Programs and activities are an additional cost per student as set out below:

Length Cost per Student
Programs (Tours) 2 hours  $1.00 
Enhanced Activities
45-60 minutes  $2.40 
Activities 45-60 minutes  $1.00

For example, a group wishing to book one program and one activity would expect to be charged a total of $4.90 per person ($2.90 + $1.00 + $1.00).

A group wishing to book one program and one enhanced activity would expect to be charged a total of $6.30 per person ($2.90 + $1.00 + $2.40).

Fees are accepted by school cheque (made payable to The Receiver General of Canada), credit or debit card, or cash on the day of the field trip.

One teacher or parent chaperone per 15 students is free. Additional adults are welcome and can enter at the same rate as the students. Fees include taxes.

Please ensure that all schools have a fair chance to participate in our programs: give us at least two weeks' notice of any cancellations, so that we may offer the time slot to another class.


After you book, we will send a confirmation by email or fax.