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bellhouseext.pngThe Bell House and East House provide picturesque charm and are centrally located on our historic site making them perfect venues for meetings, retreats, and getaways. These charming facilities face the main square and recall the drama of past times. Groups also have the option of staying overnight in these heritage buildings which were used as summer residences by Northwest Company clerks and interpreters. Both structures have bunk beds in two separate sections to accommodate groups requiring a male and female split as well as male/female showers, washrooms, and common rooms. The Bell House also has a communal kitchen, tables, and benches to provide full meal preparation and dining facilities. In addition, the main floors of the Bell House and East House have barrier free accessibility including one sleeping room.

Bell House Capacity: 1st Floor Common Room Capacity: 75 persons

                              2nd Floor Overnight Sleeping Capacity: 60 persons

East House Capacity: 1st Floor Common Room Capacity: 60 persons

                               2nd Floor Overnight Sleeping Capacity: 48 persons


Dimensions: 33'x36' (common rooms)
Please download the PDF for a larger view of the Bell House 1st floor plan 
Please download the PDF for a larger view of the East House 1st floor plan

Bell House

East House

Standard Equipment:

  • Overhead drop down 5'x7' video screen (Bellhouse)
  • Communal kitchen (Bellhouse)
  • Full washroom facilities
  • Full male/female shower facilities
  • Fully handicapped accessible barrier free buildings (including showers)
  • Special needs sleeping quarters



Contact Information

Fort William Historical Park     
1350 King Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario
P7K 1L7

Reservations: 807-473-2344
Admissions: 807-473-2347
Administration: 807-577-8461
Emergency After Hours: 807-473-9750
Event Hotline: 807-473-2333
Giftshop: 807-473-2308

Administration Fax: (807) 473-2327
General Manager Fax: (807) 473-2336
Admissions Fax: (807) 473-2312

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