Activities and experiences
Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site
The Lower Fort Garry grounds are open for visitors to enjoy. The Visitor Centre, washrooms and all historic buildings are closed. Lower Fort Garry will open for the 2023 season on May 23.
Through hands-on interpretive experiences, immerse yourself in the lives and legends of the Hudson’s Bay Company fur trappers, hear stories of the First Nations people, and experience how Hudson’s Bay Company employees lived.
Enhance your visit to Lower Fort Garry by taking part in one or more of our workshops.
A Walk Through History
Take a stroll through the grounds, watch historical demonstrations and participate in interactive activities led by costumed interpreters.
Gabeshiwin – the camp
See the buffalo hide and marvel at the intricate details holding the wigwams in place.
Calendar of events
From special activities to memorable experiences, check out what’s happening at Lower Fort Garry!
Knowledge Sharing Series
Come to Lower Fort Garry to enjoy First Nations cultural perspectives.
Tours and programs
Click through for what we offer for school programs, tour groups and all visitors to Lower Fort Garry.
Just for kids
Take a look at fun kids activities, including Club Parka, Xplorer booklets and birthdays!
Check out fun, interactive school programs for early, middle and senior years students.
Join Parks Canada visitors across the country and have your Red Chair moment at Lower Fort Garry.
If you like performing, gardening, costuming or being creative, there’s a volunteer position for you at Lower Fort Garry!
Things to do
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