Fort York National Historic Site

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Canada's largest collection of original War of 1812 buildings and 1813 battle site. Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, Fort York is open year-round and offers tours, exhibits, period settings, and seasonal demonstrations. During the summer months, the site comes alive with the colour and pageantry of the Fort York Guard. Fort York also provides a wide variety of education programmes for groups of all ages.

Plan Your Visit

Find out about hours, tours, and directions to make the most of your visit to Fort York.

Donation and Friendship Options

Since 1906, supporters like you have been preserving Fort York for future generations through community advocacy, military re-enactment and onsite programs and improvements. Known as "The Friends of Fort York", you can join our mission of preserving, promoting and improving the fort by becoming a "Friend" yourself via our Donation and Friendship Options. Check our most recent accomplishments here.


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