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.


Old Photograph of trail going through the meadow

Public Meeting: EA Draft for Historic Meadow

Environmental Assesment for the historic meadow area.

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Every Kid in a Park

Fourth graders can earn a free pass to visit public lands with their families! Complete a fun activity to get your pass and start exploring!

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View 2015 Park Newsletter

View the 2015 Park Newsletter

The 2015 Grand Portage Guide is full of information to help you plan your visit.

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A re-enactor teaches navigation to a family in the great hall.

Photo Galleries: Rendezvous Days 2014 & 2013

A family learns about navigation in the 18th century. (81 Photos)

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NWCo 1792 by Howard Sivertson

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.

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Visitors talk with historic gardeners at the Three Sisters Garden.

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.

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Heat waves across Holy Rosary Church

Photo Gallery: 2014 Meadow Prescribed Burn

Monument, Grand Portage and Fond Du Lac firefighters conducted a Prescribed Burn on May 23rd. (56 Photos)

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View from Grand Portage Bay (Lake Superior) of the Heritage Center at Grand Portage.

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.

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