Fort York National Historic Site, Toronto

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At Fort York National Historic Site, experience the history of Toronto and Canada. Go to the orientation room and watch a short introduction video, to give you an overview of the history you're about to explore. Take a guided tour around the site to learn about its historical and military significance, and how it relates more broadly to Canadian history. The site offers an insight into military practices and the everyday life of soldiers from yesteryear. See their clothes and weapons, as you tour the site's various military fortifications and buildings. Plan a trip to Toronto easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.
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  • Very interesting fort. This fort saw some of the earliest formations of Canada. During the war of 1812 verse fort took part in a number of battles. It was destroyed once. It was rebuilt and probably.....  more
    Very interesting fort. This fort saw some of the earliest formations of Canada. During the war of 1812 verse fort took part in a number of battles. It was destroyed once. It was rebuilt and probably.....  more »
  • Guide books don’t tell you how informative and well presented this historic site is. Thought we would spend half an hour or so but stayed 4 hours! And it was free. This gem should be well supported 
    Guide books don’t tell you how informative and well presented this historic site is. Thought we would spend half an hour or so but stayed 4 hours! And it was free. This gem should be well supported  more »
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  • 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 website before going as sometimes the visitor centre is closed for events, or the outdoor fort has festivals or other events going on.
  • 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 is at 4 pm that will give you a glimpse of the York Regiment life and details on US - British war of 1812. Entry fee : FREE Parking: Available right outside the visitor centre at the site under Gardiner highway.Rate is $1 per half an hour.

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