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Fort York

Toronto, Canada
4.8 / 30
The historic city fort, on the territory of which buildings from the beginning of the 19th century are preserved, are witnesses of the battles between the British Empire and the colonies longing for independence. Here are military parades dedicated to the national holidays of Canada. Also, a beer festival is held annually at Fort York. The former military barracks houses a historical exposition.
Address:250 Fort York Boulevard, Toronto
Phone:+1 416-392-6907

Interesting historical site, glad they've preserved some original buildings! Be sure to visit the small visitor center as well. I spent about 2hrs her.. Read more »
Good way to spend some time absorbing local history. Modern museum adds nice element to the site. Lots of artifacts, there are video displays, interac.. Read more »
We loved it. It's a walk through the olden days and history. Each fort houses there's something to check out for. The welcome center has the hidden ge.. Read more »
Our visit was very pleasant and informative. Fort York is a FREE to visit historic site near downtown Toronto. The free guided tour about the role of .. Read more »
The new visitor and interpretive centre adds a lot to the historic site. As of June the museum is free and definitely worth seeing. Do check the web.. Read more »
Very interesting! Highly recommended! Great tour. Friendly staff. Easy to get to on the streetcar and a short walk under the Gardiner. Visiting Toront.. Read more »
Didn't get to see much of the historic site, although there was a barracks open for an art gallery. Cool venue for the field trip festival and looks l.. Read more »
Well laid out and very informative. Nice little gift shop with something for everyone with varying price ranges. Best of all admission is free!
This is a national historic site.Many written and interactive displays. There are guided tours in the premises every hour starting 11 am and last one.. Read more »
A nice trip for an afternoon. The visitors centre was nice and the experiential war of 1812 exhibit was well done. Informative tour guides, plus free .. Read more »
I went when it was free (May 2022), and for a free outing it was very fun. I am not sure if I would pay for the experience which you can go through qu.. Read more »
Fascinating historical site and great tour. Tour is optional if you just want to wander around and look at the displays in the buildings
Very nice tour. The guide was very knowledgeable and made the experience much more interesting. I recommend a visit to this important historical site... Read more »
Gorgeous visitor centre is free to the public. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. This is a hidden gem of our nation’s history in a beautiful city. Tou.. Read more »
Gorgeous visitor centre is free to the public. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. This is a hidden gem of our nation’s history in a beautiful city. Tou.. Read more »
Offers a good insight into the war of 1812. Could be good fun with children. Overall I preferred my time downtown in the city, as I have seen many for.. Read more »
I am always amazed how in North America, with the little history (the colonial one) there is, they always make an enjoyable experience out of it. We d.. Read more »
Very nice to see historical places like this being preserved for future generations to see. Gives you good insight as to what life was like back then.. Read more »
Great place to host a festival! Have been for Vegandale a few years now, even in the rain it wasn't too bad (mud and dirt wise!)
Great festival Space in the heart of downtown!! I visit every year for Vegandale Festival and there's tons of fresh, open space! The festival boasts a.. Read more »
What a lovely place to visit. You can just walk around and enjoy the view, workout in nature, or have a picnic in the middle of the city. Not to men.. Read more »
Beautiful, scenic area with good tasks for walking and cycling, proximity to Lake, green P parking under Gardner for $12 overnight.
A walking tour with guide and several buildings were open. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and knew her history of the Fort and the time period. The .. Read more »
Fort York is an impressive experience. The walking tour is educational, cultural and informative. Part of Canada's history is on full display with liv.. Read more »
Tour was great but no buildings were open.
Nice place in the middle of downtown. Historic and beautiful
Walking tour only with advanced booking band and musket Demonstations
This is a nice National Historic Site. I went here while I was in Toronto and was satisfied with my experience. I walked into this fort and went on a .. Read more »
Beautiful place no matter the time of the year. Lots of open space; so you can maintain social distancing in all scenarios. Right next to The Bentley.. Read more »
Always something going on. The cannon is a little loud during the summer though
Very cool to revisit well preserve Canadian history.
Haven't been here in a few years, and can't go now because of Covid and the border. But this was a well restored site, with excellent staff who prov.. Read more »
Beautiful venue! Super clean washrooms. This was a great spot for an outdoor movie
Nice urban spot close to the lake. Has space for picnic and a park just walking around :) the kids enjoyed also watching the train and playing some ba.. Read more »
If you love history, Toronto history, Canadian history or just a good historical - tour then check it out. This place is in amazing condition and is w.. Read more »
This is a beautiful park that was recently renovated. There’s loads of people hanging out in the green spaces. There’s a bridge with stairs and a ramp.. Read more »
Really like this place. We frequent it quite often during the summer esp when there's something going on. I've never witnessed the firing of the canon.. Read more »
This is a great place to take kids. My son really enjoyed it. The re-enactments were fantastic, some of the best I have seen. The staff were very f.. Read more »