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Fort Malden National Historic Site

100 Laird Ave S, Amherstburg, Ontario N9V 1X5, Canada
519-736-6947
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Great spot to stroll through history

This is a small fort that was barely saved from disappearing by Canada finally acquiring the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ari A
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Okemos, Michigan, United States
Terrific on July 1

We don't know at Fort mould and as always this active as it was when we land, because it was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
HighlandCreek
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Toronto, Canada
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100 Laird Ave S, Amherstburg, Ontario N9V 1X5, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a small fort that was barely saved from disappearing by Canada finally acquiring the remaining land and buildings. The staff in the museum, visitor center and barracks were very friendly and welcomed questions. It's a nice place to stroll through the grounds and...More

Thank Ari A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We don't know at Fort mould and as always this active as it was when we land, because it was Canada's 150th birthday. However the facility is small but really interesting. The fact that it's right on the Detroit River made it more interesting and...More

Thank HighlandCreek
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff in the visitors centre and museum as well as the 'soldiers' were all very friendly and eager to answer questions. Saw the muskat demostration and the cook making beef stew. Smelled great. Property is well maintained. Pleasant stroll through the grounds along the river....More

Thank NetBri
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We entered through the gift shop where we encountered two lovely young lady employees. I struck up a conversation and found they were both knowledgable in the Fort and local history. I learned quite a bit from them. I did catch them in one area....More

Thank tiggerthehun
Reviewed 23 April 2017

our family enjoys visiting Fort Malden each year for the reenactments, a stroll through the park, and a picnic

Thank LAURA1981
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This attraction is a must see for the history buffs out there. It is well worth a drive to Amherstburg to learn about this heritage. The river is a bonus and we always watch the Canada Day Fireworks here every year. A great family outing...More

Thank windsorette
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This museum is very well kept , everyone you encounter is very knowledgable . I like the old costumes to bring back the ambiance of the history . The grounds are well kept and maintained . The buildings are well kept with many historical objects...More

Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The Fort Malden site is a great little day trip for families or history buffs. We used to go as kids with our school but I hadn't been in years before going back a few times over the past 2 years or so. Lots of...More

1  Thank Wayne M
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Being on the water makes this sight feel so relaxing while touring the grounds. There were many college age students interning at the sight for rifle and cannon demonstrations, also marching. In the kitchen building, they were cooking stew that is available for sale. It...More

Thank mawdooms
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We visited on a beautiful sunny day. This picturesque site is located on the river. Lots of history here. There was also a Fall Festival "tasting" event underway, so we were able to sample many of the local food & beverages. Great way to spend...More

Thank robm12015
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