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Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site of Canada


Family at Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site

Lower Fort Garry’s solid stone walls tell stories of the foundation of modern Western Canada. Through hands-on interpretive experiences, immerse yourself in the lives and legends of the Hudson’s Bay Company fur trappers, hear stories of the First Nations people, roll up your sleeves and complete the tasks of those living in the Fort and see how Hudson’s Bay Company employees worked their trade.

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Guided Tours: Beavers to Buicks *New for 2015
Trading beavers to driving Buicks; Lower Fort Garry has a rich history of firsts in Manitoba. Discover it all, and take a look behind the scenes in this all-encompassing tour.

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Historic Trades Workshops *New for 2015
Make amazing memories at Lower Fort Garry when you immerse yourself in history with our hands-on workshops.

Children's Day: Hi Ho, It's Off to the Fort We Go!
Roll up your sleeves and experience life in the 1850s as a labourer for the Hudson’s Bay Company. Pick heirloom vegetables alongside bonnet and britches-clad staff; learn to march with the North West Mounted Police.

Lower Fort Scary
Ghost hunting kids will find silly scares galore on an afternoon’s trick or treat adventure. Win a goodie bag of treats with each Boo Pass. Fun face painting and Halloween cookies for everyone!
Fright at the Fort
Snap a selfie with a zombie. Flee the flesh-eating Windigo. Shiver as the bell tolls at a Victorian funeral. Dare to survive an encounter with ghosts who haunt the grounds of the Stone Fort.

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