Seek the thrill of adventure in Churchill, Manitoba... and see the astonishing Prince of Wales Fort built 250 years ago on the bare, windswept coast of Hudson Bay. Get a real sense of a fur trader’s life in the subarctic at this massive stone outpost. Hop on a boat to the fort and experience unforgettable whale watching en route – more than 3,000 beluga whales gather in the Churchill River in July and August.

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Hours of operation

Prince of Wales Fort
Open July to August

Cape Merry Battery
Open Oct. 10 – Nov. 18, 2017 
Guided tours available

Complete schedule


Free admission for youth in 2018. Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list

Contact us

Telephone: 204-675-8863
Toll-free: 1-888-773-8888

Sites nearby

  • Wapusk National Park

    A vast subarctic wilderness of tundra and boreal forest, Wapusk protects one of the world’s largest known polar bear maternity denning areas, as well as more than 200 bird species, caribou, wolverine, arctic hare and foxes.

  • York Factory National Historic Site

    Perched incongruously amid vast tundra wilderness, York Factory was the Hudson’s Bay Company’s major trading and administration centre for centuries. Its grounds and grand Depot, filled with artifacts, provide profound insights into a pivotal period in Canada’s founding days.