Facilities and services
Prince of Wales Fort National Historic Site has basic services to make your visit an enjoyable one.
Parks Canada Visitor Centre at the Churchill Heritage Railway Station
Visit this Parks Canada cornerstone attraction in Churchill’s historic train station.
The Parks Canada Visitor Centre offers a variety of programs and exhibits which highlight Wapusk National Park, Prince of Wales Fort National Historic Site and York Factory National Historic Site.
Enjoy exhibits, information and audio-visual presentations on the history of the fur trade and exploration of human and natural history.
Parks Canada also offers guided tours or on-site interpretation of Prince of Wales Fort, Cape Merry Battery, Sloop Cove, York Factory, and Wapusk National Park.
In July and August 2018, the Prince of Wales Fort will not be accessible by wheelchair or by individuals with mobility issues due to reconstruction of the front entrance. For more information, please contact Parks Canada directly at 204 675-8863.
Cape Merry Battery and Prince of Wales Fort have ramps, partial boardwalks, a viewing scope, a viewing platform, and accessible privies. For those with mobility issues, please contact us for further information and to make any arrangements for your visit to Prince of Wales Fort.
Tour operators, accommodations, shops, restaurants and other services in Churchill
Several tour operators in Churchill provide services for all types of experiences. Consider flora and/or fauna tours combined with national historic site visits. Birding is exceptional in this area and Churchill is known as the "Polar Bear Capital of the World".
Camping is not permitted due to the possibility of polar bear presence.
For a list of local accommodations, shops, restaurants and commercial tours that are available in Churchill, contact the following:
Travel Manitoba - Everything Churchill
Churchill Chamber of Commerce
P.O Box 176
Churchill, MB R0B 0E0
Toll free: 1-888-389-2327
Contact Parks Canada for a full list in advance or check with us at the Visitor Centre upon your arrival.