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Protection for the Fort

Across the River from the fort, you’ll find the Battery, a strategic location designed to help... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
glennm921
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Fremont, California
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Good history

Getting an understanding of this battery and also the fort gave us a good understanding of the... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Raewyn D
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Across the River from the fort, you’ll find the Battery, a strategic location designed to help protect the fort. Unfortunately the first design had some of the canons pointed in the direction of the fort. Not so smart, should an adversary take it over. Later...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank glennm921
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Getting an understanding of this battery and also the fort gave us a good understanding of the history of this part of the world. Great talk by the young lady who accompanied us and excellent guides checking for polar bears whilst we learned more about...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Raewyn D
Reviewed 18 October 2018

admittedly it was cold and there was a bear on the loose, but they need to have more to see here when it is a very important historical site

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David W
Reviewed 15 October 2018

This point of land over looks the bay and channel into Churchill. It is easy to see why the fort was built here.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gjsamson
Reviewed 1 August 2018

We saw the Cape Merry Battery as part of the town tour. They have the Parks Canada red chairs (that are seen at numerous other Canadian Parks), but we could not get close to them for Polar Bear safety reasons.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Peter R
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Lots of history here. Never realized that the first Europeans wintered here back in early 1600 with Jens Munk and that of his party of 65 all but 3 died the first winter before returning back to Denmark.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank TroySea
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Part of our walk to the cannons of the Prince of Wales fort, a moving monument to the men who perished because they did not take advantage of the local native knowledge...

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank SharnRol2018
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We visited after whale season to see polar bears. The view of the river and Prince of Wales fort are nice. The Battery isn't much - one cannon taken from Fort across river. The guide was great in telling us local history. Not the greatest...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank beentheretooo
Reviewed 28 August 2017

There is a short hike to the battery. There are a few cannons facing the Prince of Wales Fort. You can see some Beluga whales in the river in the summer.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Charles W
Reviewed 13 August 2017

July 20, 2017 - After picking us up at the Churchill airport, our Lazy Bear Bus took us all on a cultural and heritage tour. At the small parking lot for Cape Merry Battery, we got off the bus for a hike to the battery...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank JerryH9905
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