• Image of the reconstructed stockade at Fort Vancouver and Pearson Air Museum looking northeast from the Land Bridge.

    Fort Vancouver

    National Historic Site OR,WA

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Lantern Tour


On Lantern Tours, visitors carry their own lanterns throughout the fort.

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Experience live theater and take a lantern-lit journey with a Park Ranger. Peek into the past with costumed interpreters performing historical vignettes of a night at Fort Vancouver. Learn about your urban national park then and now while walking through the Fort's buildings. Finish off your evening by sharing a cup of hot cider with the talented costume interpreters and park rangers!

Fort Vancouver Lantern Tours for 2014-2015

  • Reservations Required

Tours will be offered on the following Saturday evenings:

  • October 11th & 25th
  • November 8th & 22nd
  • December 6th & 20th
  • January 10th & 24th

Where: Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. 5th Street, Vancouver WA 98661

Tours start promptly at 7:00 pm. Gates open at 6:30 pm. Tours last 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Cost: $10 for ages 16 and over, $7 for all children under the age of 15 year.

  • Not recommended for children under 10
Info and How to Reserve: Call the Fort Vancouver Visitor Center at 360-816-6230.

Lantern Tour
Costumed living history reenactors present historical vignettes throughout the fort during Lantern Tours

Did You Know?

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