Fort York National Historic Site

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Built in 1793, Fort York National Historic Site was established to protect Toronto Bay from American invasion. It lies just east of Exhibition Place and represents Canada's largest concentration of original War of 1812 buildings. Period-costumed staff provide guided tours highlighting the blockhouses, barracks and officers' quarters. The staff give demonstrations of what military life was like in the early 18th Century. Special events throughout the year include a Battle of York Commemoration, Victoria Day Celebration and Canada Day at Fort York.

Location:  250 Fort York Boulevard

Business hours:  Mo-Fr 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Sa-Su 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.