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Fort Vancouver National Historic Site

612 East Reserve Street, Vancouver, WA 98661
+1 360-816-6230
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Interesting history stop

My 15 year old son and I visited the Fort and the air museum. The day we were there they had a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
chimera22
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Avon, Indiana
Cool piece of history

The fort was only $5 to explore and was interesting to see how the community lived back when the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kelsey W
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Acworth, Georgia, United States
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Explore the lands and structures at the center of fur trade and military history in the Pacific Northwest. Learn about the diverse cultures who lived and worked here. Enjoy relaxing trails along the Columbia River and Village. Experience costumed programs, hands-on education activities, engaging living history events, creative media and a world-class archaeology collection. Connect to the past.
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612 East Reserve Street, Vancouver, WA 98661
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My 15 year old son and I visited the Fort and the air museum. The day we were there they had a historical reenactment. We found both to be very interesting and a 5 dollar fee is pretty reasonable.

Thank chimera22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fort was only $5 to explore and was interesting to see how the community lived back when the fort was established. I was blown away by the amount of volunteers who give their time to do demonstrations and answer questions and share their knowledge...More

Thank Kelsey W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fort Vancouver is worth the visit just to enjoy the beautiful park and neighborhood where it is located. The museum and movie give a good overview of the many roles the fort has played through the years and how the foresight of some of its...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the middle of the city of Vancouver lies a historical area called Fort Vancouver. If you are a history buff, you will love it. As you walk down the sidewalks in front of places like the Grant House (now a wonderful restaurant), the old...More

Thank seabiscuit1220
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

O We were one of 42 school buses that went to this parade. My group was from Sunset Elementary School.

Thank 6595STG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

See how people lived in and near Fort Vancouver. A short walk to the Columbia River, see the oldest apple tree in the northwest, and cabins outside the fort. See where animal pelts were tanned and shipped. Chief Factor's residence and connecting kitchen, blacksmith shop,...More

Thank paulaperson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really like Fort Vancouver, which was home to the Hudson Bay Company in the 1840s. It's an authentic reconstruction of the fort which oversaw all trapping for Hudson Bay for the entire northwest, including Northern California, parts of British Columbia, Montana, Idaho, etc.. it's...More

Thank mcsimon3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed it on a sunny Vancouver day. Very interesting. Historical significance and seeing the garden and flowers was really wonderful. That was worth the visit by itself.

Thank crumbledcupmosaics
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We enjoyed walking around the fort and talking with the docents. Also enjoyed the Pearson museum of flight. Excellent for children and adults.

Thank 93,611
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Great historic accounts of fort housing established in the 1830's. A wonderful walk from Vancouver central using the pedestrian bridge. A lot of historical markers and well taken care of when it comes to upkeep. NOTE: the fort itself is a national park. A small...More

Thank Tom S
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