Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site

Lower Fort Garry is closed for the season. We look forward to seeing you in 2023!

Just north of Winnipeg, on the banks of the Red River, sits a bastion of history. From hosting the signing of the first of the Numbered Treaties to serving as a Hudson's Bay Company stronghold and much more, Lower Fort Garry has had a varied and fascinating history.

Features

A Walk Through History

Take a stroll through the grounds, watch historical demonstrations and participate in interactive activities led by costumed interpreters.

Public programs

Enhance your visit to Lower Fort Garry by taking part in one or more of our workshops.

Indigenous programming area

See the buffalo hide and marvel at the intricate details holding the wigwams in place.

Services and information

Activities and experiences

Things to do, calendar of events, tours, programs, red chairs, Indigenous programming area and volunteering.

Plan your visit

How to get here, facilities and services, meeting and event rentals, hours of operation, Indigenous Peoples Open Doors program and fees.

Tours and programs

Guided tours, programs, workshops, learning experiences and school programs.

Visitor safety

Visitor alerts, insect and seasonal safety, and use of drones.

Culture and history

Indigenous connections, history, York boats, artifacts and spooky stories.

Stewardship and management

Partners, film permits, photography permits, management plan, and contact.

Fees

Daily visitor fees, equipment rental, facility rental, heritage presentation special programs and more. Free admission for youth.

Planning to visit during COVID-19?

Click here for details.

How to get here

Contact us

Contact Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site

General inquiries:
Phone number: 1-888-773-8888 (toll free)
Phone number: 204-785-6050
Phone number: 204-785-6055 (weekends)


For emergencies within the national historic site:
Phone number: 911

Hours of operation

The national historic site is closed for the season.
Access to the historic site: May to September

Complete schedule

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