Openings and services differ across the country. Please check the Parks Canada national information portal dedicated to COVID-19 for regular updates.

Important information about your visit to Prince of Wales Fort

What’s open: (updated July 13th, 2020)

  • Cape Merry;
    • Cape Merry parking lot.
  • Prince of Wales Fort
    • Note: Prince of Wales Fort is only open for visitors with scheduled tours
  • The washrooms at Prince of Wales Fort and Cape Merry will be open and cleaned regularly.
  • The Visitor Centre in Churchill is now open from 9:00am to 3:30pm. Please note the following visitor safety measures:
    • No more than 8 people are permitted inside at a time;
    • Maintain a distance of at least two arm lengths (approximately two metres) from others, as much as possible;
    • Hand sanitizer is available;
    • We encourage the wearing of masks while inside;
    • Please follow all directional markers;
    • If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, or have travelled out of province in the last 14 days, we ask that you please stay at home in accordance with local health recommendations;
    • Please respect staff and other visitors.
What’s closed: (updated July 13th, 2020)

  • Prince of Wales Fort (outside of scheduled tours)
Your safety when visiting

  • Parcs Canada staff will not be present on site if there are no scheduled tours;
  • For your safety, please follow all posted signage on-site.
  • We strongly encourage all visitors to wear a non-medical mask or face covering when visiting indoor public spaces at Prince of Wales Fort. An indoor public space is any space with walls and a roof that can be accessed by the members of the public.

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