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Fort Gibraltar

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I went there to see how nice the Fort is. It is a good half hour walk from the downtown of... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2018
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I was back visiting Winnipeg and was exploring St. Boniface and remembered that this was here. I... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Red Deer, Canada
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Located minutes from downtown Winnipeg, Fort Gibraltar is an ideal venue for hosting a variety of events: weddings, corporate meetings, private functions, group tours and more! Historical tours and Three rooms are available year-round, offering...more
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866 St.Joseph Street | Old St.Boniface, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0G4, Canada
+1 204-233-9470
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Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

I went there to see how nice the Fort is. It is a good half hour walk from the downtown of Winnipeg. It shows the history of the fur trade. It is located next to the Red River and opposite the French quarter. It was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JamesKMTan
Reviewed 1 October 2018

I was back visiting Winnipeg and was exploring St. Boniface and remembered that this was here. I never visited while living in Winnipeg and took the opportunity to explore today. The staff were very friendly wearing period costumes and performing era appropriate work. There are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank travellingshow2013
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Fun to be part of history and the ambience is quite an experience. The interpreters are very good and believable.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank cccsa
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Great experience, staff was pleasant, knowledgeable and in character. Blacksmith was working in the forge. Excellent tour.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank IMSharp
FDVoyageur, Manager at Fort Gibraltar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Thanks for your review, we're glad you enjoyed the tour. Our blacksmith is on-site every day and even helps out with some repairs around the Fort!

Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing day at Fort Gibraltar! Definitely recommend for families coming to Winnipeg. Leave lots of time as you don't want to rush.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jameslO5668WO
FDVoyageur, Manager at Fort Gibraltar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Thanks for your review, James. We love welcoming families to the fort and have special activities designed for children.

Reviewed 14 July 2018

I only found out about Fort Gibraltar after reading the leaflet at thw tourist info, but for $10 realised it was worth a visit and was not dissapointed. Easy to do in juat a morning or afternoon, it is an impressive space, the staff are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ianontherun
Reviewed 3 July 2018

What a fabulous venue! We attended a wedding reception at Fort Gibraltar and were very impressed with the fort, food, and staff. The venue is a wonderful trip back in history.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank ProfessorOT
Reviewed 22 June 2018

The fort really brings alive the fur trade experience. Reeinactors are well versed in their roles and answer questions from a historical perspective.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Alan E
Reviewed 21 March 2018

If you are a tourist, or even if you live here, do not miss to visit it. A trip in history. A great way to discover how do they live in the Prairies decades, centuries ago! Ideal to bring kids

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank LadyMalbec
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We went in February 2018. The $100.00 admission for four of us was really overpriced for this event. Staff at the ticket office had no information. Not much to see. Food was awful. Poorly organized with unmotivated staff. Don’t waste your time and money. Go...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank HawaiiVacations
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18 August 2017|
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Response from mddum0nt | Reviewed this property |
There's the Norwood Hotel that is close by. They also have a good restaurant and ' pub ' on the main floor. It's been a Winnipeg,institution for years, and the crowd that frequents this establishment are friendly nice... More
17 March 2017|
Response from TheresaWinnipeg | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's open only Thursday to Saturday 10 am to 6:00 pm
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5 March 2017|
Response from Shawn B | Property representative |
Fort Gibraltar is open all year for catering events. The Fort is open for Summer interpretation as well: Interpretation hours of operation May 15 to June 30, 2017 Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 5 to August 27... More