Hours of operation for 2018 will be published as soon as the dates are confirmed.

Lower Fort Garry is open for your enjoyment, with most historic buildings open from mid-May to early September.

Lower Fort Garry's hours and services change with the seasons:

September 8, 2016 – May 14, 2017

  • The regular seasonal visitor program is closed for the winter.
  • Enjoy a stroll through the historic grounds at no charge.
  • Historic buildings are closed.

May 15– June 30, 2017

Mondays to Fridays (weekdays)

  • Open 9:30 am–5 pm
  • Enjoy a self-guided visit and meet costumed staff throughout the historic grounds

Saturdays and Sundays (weekends):

  • Open 9:30 am–5 pm
  • Access to the historic buildings through guided tours only.
  • Guided tours are scheduled on the hour every hour from 10 am to 3 pm

July 1 (Canada Day) – September 4 (Labour Day), 2017

  • Open 7 days a week, 9:30 am–5 pm
  • Enjoy a self-guided visit and meet costumed staff throughout the historic grounds.
  • Enjoy daily activities and special events.
  • Guided tours (July and August): 7 days a week, 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm
  • Historic Trades Workshops (July and August): Bake-a-Bannock, Fun with Fat, Heritage Chocolate Workshop

September 5 – October 1, 2017

  • Open Saturdays and Sundays (weekends), 9:30 am – 5 pm
  • Guided tours are scheduled on the hour every hour from 10 am to 3 pm
  • Access to the historic buildings through guided tours only

October 2, 2017 – May 7, 2018