Live History and Celebrate Heritage
Travel into the past to discover the present. Explore the history of Ojibwe people and the North West Company of the North American fur trade. Follow pathways into a distant time. Take in the sights and smells of a bustling depot reconstructed over its original footprint. Listen for the echo of the drum over Grand Portage Bay.
2013 Amended Opening
Operating hours have changed slightly for the Heritage Center and Historic Depot due to sequestration cuts.Read More
View the 2013 Park Newsletter
The 2013 Grand Portage Guide is full of enticing information to help you plan your visit.Read More
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Take a Virtual Tour
Take a virtual tour of the Heritage Center, Ojibwe Village, Canoe Warehouse, Kitchen, Great Hall, Grand Portage Trail and Fort Charlotte.Read More
New Park Feature Film in the Heritage Center
Narrated by Adam Beach, view "Rendezvous With History: A Grand Portage Story" in high definition big screen and 5.1 Surround Sound.Read More
Visit the Historic Gardens
Gardens are popular topics in fur trade journals. See what the gardens have to offer this season and speak with our historic gardener.Read More
Grand Portage Heritage Center
The 16,600 square foot building houses exhibits and multi-media about Ojibwe culture and the fur trade, an Eastern National store and park offices.Read More
Be a Junior Ranger
Pick up a booklet at the Heritage Center information desk; answer the questions and when you finish, receive your badge at the Heritage Center.Read More
Did You Know?
A canoe can travel from Grand Portage to the Pacific, Arctic and Atlantic Oceans or the Gulf of Mexico with no portage (carrying place) lasting over one day.