Fort Malden National Historic Site

The location of the British stronghold on the Detroit frontier during the War of 1812 and the Rebellions of 1837-1838, Fort Malden National Historic Site, in Amherstburg, Ontario opens a fascinating doorway into Canada’s early military history.

Calendar of events

Take part in a wide range of events, special activities, and memorable experiences at Fort Malden.

History of the fort

Fort Malden offers a fascinating look into Canada’s military history including the War of 1812 and the Upper Canada Rebellion of 1837-38.

Daily programs

Daily schedule of programs including demonstrations and talks.

Visiting Fort Malden National Historic Site

Activities and experiences

Things to do for the entire family. Explore our list of activities, programs, and unique places to discover at Fort Malden National Historic.

Plan your visit

How to get here, hours of operation, fees and more to help plan your visit to Fort Malden.


Prices of admissions including: daily admissions, seasonal passes, Parks Canada Discovery Passes, and more.

About Fort Malden National Historic Site

Culture and history

Discover the history of Fort Malden, Amherstburg Navy Yard, and Bois Blanc Island Lighthouse and Blockhouse national historic sites.

Stewardship and management

Management plan, commercial permits, partners, site rentals, and contact information for Fort Malden.

How to get here

Contact us

Phone number: 519-736-5416
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Hours of operation

Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday from May 18 to June 30, 2024.  

Complete schedule


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