The 20,000sf Fort William Historic Park Visitor Centre is downstream from the historical North West fur-trading Company. Resting on fieldstone piers above the flood level of the Kaministiquia River, the Centre fits within the boreal forest sited at the edge of a natural marsh. The building incorporates natural and man-made materials that create a unique visitor experience into Canada’s past. The visitor centre accommodates interpretive and exhibit spaces, visitor’s area, gift shop, restaurant, exterior patios, barbeque area, staff facilities and entertainment space.

Ministry of Government Services

Architect of Record
FormStudio Architects Inc.

Structural Engineer
C.E. Mickelson

Mechanical & Electrical Engineer
Proctor Redfern

Special Consultants
William Little (exhibit design)

General Contractor
A.J. Wing Construction

1990 completed