"Grand Emporium of the West"
Explore the lands and structures at the center of fur trade and military history in the Pacific Northwest. Learn about the diverse cultures who lived and worked here. Enjoy relaxing trails along the Columbia River and Village.
Experience costumed programs, hands-on education activities, engaging living history events, creative media and a world-class archaeology collection. Connect to the past.
Explore the Museum Collection
Fort Vancouver's museum collection includes two million archaeological and historic artifacts. Explore and learn about and our preservation efforts!Read More
Download our new, free eBook
What was life like at the Army's Fort Vancouver? How can museum collections help us understand this past? Access our new, free e-book to learn more!Read More
Trading Cards for Kids
Discover more than 500 stories about America’s journey from the Civil War to Civil Rights. View online or visit this park to collect your own copies.Read More
Northwest Cultural Resources Institute
Learn more about this unique partnership! Take a look at the NCRI Archaeology in Action photo gallery or peruse issues of the NCRI Report newsletter.Read More
Did You Know?
As the fur trade-era depot and headquarters for the Hudson's Bay Company's Columbia Department, did you know that over 61,000 animal pelts were shipped from Fort Vancouver to England in 1843 alone? This and many other stories are interpreted at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. More...