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Fort Langley National Historic Site

Closes in 8 min: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Great school trip

Took my class here on a field trip. They had great educational, fun and interactive activities for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
339yvonnepow
Great local historic place

This is a great historic place to visit and makes fort Langley get its name. There are about 6... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
Paulcurtis
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Langley, 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...more
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23433 Mavis Avenue, Fort Langley, British Columbia V1M 2R5, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my class here on a field trip. They had great educational, fun and interactive activities for the students ready with knowledgeable staff. Buildings were well preserved and presented.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 339yvonnepow
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

This is a great historic place to visit and makes fort Langley get its name. There are about 6 different houses that can visited these all show the various trades that support the Fort in its history. The venue offers birthday parties as well

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Very nicely preserved fort with all the amenities. Different shops, rooms, and clothing to take pictures. Don't forget the camera.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

So much of history! Great for kids and adults! So many exhibitions! Not good for rainy day !! You can see blacksmiths works, wash the gold and many more great adventures!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

Just see it for yourself, you'll never forget it!! It is very relaxing...strolling leisurely at your own pace.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank junerose702
fortlangley, Public Relations Manager at Fort Langley National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Thank you for visiting. Sounds like you had a lovely time.

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

I was hoping for a bit more in the way of visuals. The short movie to begin I found entertaining. There was a school group there. Otherwise nobody except us. The displays were good. Learned a little more about early history of BC.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rocketman000
fortlangley, Public Relations Manager at Fort Langley National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Thanks for your review. We're glad you could connect with BC's history here.

Reviewed 16 October 2018

This was the third time we have taken the tour, and it never disappoints. The information is interesting, and changes enough each time to keep it fresh. The tour guide (Aman - sorry if I spelled incorrectly) is great, and obviously has great knowledge. We...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TannisRob
fortlangley, Public Relations Manager at Fort Langley National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Thanks so much for your great review of Grave Tales. Thanks for coming.

Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

If you like railroad history and just being in a wonderful environment then this place is a must! Lots of antiquities and history abound...and if you're lucky, you'll catch a high speed CN freight train rumble through on your visit which will certainly enhance the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank alhalhalal
fortlangley, Public Relations Manager at Fort Langley National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

It sounds like you had a great time at the CN Station down the street from us. We're glad you enjoyed your visit there.

Reviewed 3 October 2018

The guides are full of useful information. It is amazing the depth of their knowledge about the fort and the period of time when europeans first came to BC. They are very enthusiastic and professional. It is a great place to go if you want...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank langley_peter
fortlangley, Public Relations Manager at Fort Langley National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Wonderful to hear.

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Basically I love going to places like this - a re-creation of how things were with buildings and furnishings and a tour guide. It was a gorgeous hot sunny day and although the town next to the fort was swarming with tourists, the fort was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank j b
fortlangley, Public Relations Manager at Fort Langley National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Thank you so much for your detailed review! We hope you will come again and check out our schedule of demonstrations online. We have more activities on weekends and in the summer months. Thanks for your feedback!

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