Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Thunder Bay

Fort William Historical Park

French voyageurs, Scottish gentlemen and Ojibwe scuttle about while re-enacting life in the early 1800s at this historical park. From 1803 to 1821, Fort William was the headquarters of the North West Company. Eventu…
Harbor in Thunder Bay

Marina Park

The focus of exciting development plans, Thunder Bay's marina area is a pedestrianized haven of parkland, fountains, footpaths, a skate park and public art. Pick up the free Public Art Walking Tour Guide, covering t…
Area in Thunder Bay

Bay & Algoma Historical District

Thunder Bay has a population of well over 10,000 Finnish Canadians, descended from immigrants who began arriving in the late 19th century. Locals happily honor this heritage by taking saunas and eating pancakes. In …
Viewpoint in Thunder Bay

Mt McKay

Mt McKay rises 350m over Thunder Bay, offering sweeping views of the region’s patchwork of rugged pines and swollen rock formations. The lookout is part of the Fort William First Nation, and reveals its most majesti…
Monument in Thunder Bay

Terry Fox Lookout & Memorial

This memorial honors Terry Fox, a young cancer sufferer and amputee who began a trans-Canada walk on April 12, 1980 to raise money for cancer research. After traveling 5373km from St John's, Newfoundland, he arrived…
Gallery in Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay Art Gallery

Thunder Bay's premier gallery offers an eclectic assortment of contemporary art, including works by Aboriginal artists from northwestern Ontario and beyond. The Aboriginal painters' use of natural imagery, haunting …
Observatory in Thunder Bay

David Thompson Astronomical Observatory

You too can peek at the stars through one of Canada's largest telescopes at the Fort William Historical Park's fantastic, accessible observatory. Check the website for the latest viewing conditions. Even if the weat…
Museum in Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay Museum

This century-old museum is engaging for adults and children alike. Displays about Ojibwe culture, fur trading, military history and recent developments incorporate well-presented artifacts to offer visitors a glimps…