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Fort Langley National Historic Site

23433 Mavis Avenue, Fort Langley, British Columbia V1M 2R5, Canada
+1 604-513-4777
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Nice venue, needs docents

Yes, they do have an audio tape available but costumed guides would be more effective. There are... read more

Reviewed yesterday
j25aj
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Cleveland, Ohio
Beautiful historical location

Excellent recreation of an old Hudson Bay trading post, with several buildings full of period... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
larrys306riders
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Regina, Canada
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Experience the excitement of the early West Coast fur trade at Fort Langley and stand in the spot where BC was proclaimed a British colony in 1858. Explore the scenic fort—built by the Hudson’s Bay Company in 1827—where fur traders once exchanged furs, salmon and cranberries with Indigenous communities. Fort Langley is packed with interactive displays and activities for the whole family, including a new children's play area. Watch blacksmithing, barrel-making or historic weapons demonstrations, pan for gold and laugh along with an interpretive program! See our daily programs and events calendar online. Open daily year round, 10 am - 5 pm. Sxwimele Boutique and Gifts. Lelem at the Fort Cafe. Free parking. Walking distance to Fort Langley village shopping, museums, walking trails and dining. Take exit 66 (232nd St. North), just 40 minutes east of Vancouver.
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23433 Mavis Avenue, Fort Langley, British Columbia V1M 2R5, Canada
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"british columbia"
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"trading post"
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"canadian history"
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"step back in time"
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"hudson bay company"
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"national historic site"
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"big house"
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"gold panning"
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"great place to visit"
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"barrel making"
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"fur trade"
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"hot chocolate"
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"great for kids"
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"pan for gold"
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Reviewed yesterday

Yes, they do have an audio tape available but costumed guides would be more effective. There are two men in one building and we were able to ask questions and get lengthy explanations but if you just go from building to building, little to gain....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent recreation of an old Hudson Bay trading post, with several buildings full of period artifacts from living quarters, work areas and storage of produce from the time.

Thank larrys306riders
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fortlangley, Public Relations Manager at Fort Langley National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review - it is good to hear you enjoyed the site.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked two tents for a truly unique camping experience for my daughter's 11th birthday. 6 man permanent tents with bunks, fridge, table, lighting and BBQ + fire pit use all appointed to each rental. Camp hosts were friendly and very helpful in getting us set...More

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fortlangley, Public Relations Manager at Fort Langley National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are glad you chose our oTENTik experience for your daughter's birthday! What great memories.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It was great to know the birth of BC wherein the HBCompany established. It was an honour to become a BC citizen. Knowing how it was happened and begin. This is a great place to learn very educational espcially to a migrant children and visitors....More

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fortlangley, Public Relations Manager at Fort Langley National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you kindly for your review. We're glad you enjoyed the tour!

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit to Fort Langley and man was it cool. The staff are all dressed in period costumes, the buildings all show like they were still in the 1800’s this place is a definite step back in time. For a great family...More

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fortlangley, Public Relations Manager at Fort Langley National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much, Scott. It sounds like you had a wonderful time.

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Well maintained and curated HBC fort. Good Parks Canada staff. Updated historical information. Coffee shop closed for remodeling. Worth a walk round any time.

Thank Marshall D
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fortlangley, Public Relations Manager at Fort Langley National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Great place to spend an afternoon exploring the Hudson's Bay Company Fort and Trading Post. People in period costumes give you a pretty good understanding of life in the early 19 th century when survival was difficult and people had to be independent and resourceful...More

Thank Wesley C
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fortlangley, Public Relations Manager at Fort Langley National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Great review, thanks for taking the time to share your experience.

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Visited with 4 year old granddaughter and an old friend from Europe. Surprisingly quiet despite it being during Spring break. There were few volunteers dressed in costumes of the day. The buildings were interesting and decorated in the fashion of the day. The gardens were...More

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fortlangley, Public Relations Manager at Fort Langley National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting and for your review. We're glad you enjoyed visiting with the volunteer in the Big House, and the Xplorers program. If you get a chance to visit again, you will find a new children's indoor play area that your granddaughter would...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

It was very nice to see how our history started. How the HBC would trade with the natives and send furs to England, sent fish to Hawii, and much more. It was also the birth place of British Columbia. There was a lot of improvement...More

1  Thank Bruce M
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fortlangley, Public Relations Manager at Fort Langley National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're glad you enjoyed learning about the national historic site. Thanks for taking the time to review.

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Pretty cool look at how this area got on the map as well as The interactions with natives. Cool that they offer overnight camp tents in summer. Well worth the $7.80. This also got us half price at Georgia Cannery In Steveston, Richmond. As Tom...More

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fortlangley, Public Relations Manager at Fort Langley National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting both of our Parks Canada locations, and taking the time to review.

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