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Fort Henry (Fort Henry National Historic Site)

1 Fort Henry Drive | K7L4V8, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
+1 613-542-7388
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  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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1 Fort Henry Drive | K7L4V8, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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+1 613-542-7388
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Did the 1 hour tour, and the staff were great, very happy to engage and talk history. May want to advertise where to but the tickets for off season tours as not signed anywhere

Thank Nigel C
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Fort is nice and the tour guide was very good. The place was getting ready for their Halloween event and much of it was not available to see. The restriction to only a fifty minute tour was very disappointing and we were not informed...More

1  Thank Laurence L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the final sunset ceremony at Fort Henry and I am glad we did since it was lots of fun with loads of cannon and rifle fire. The story was a bit corny but it was definitely a great event to go to....More

Thank celtqueen
StLawParksCom, Public Relations Manager at Fort Henry (Fort Henry National Historic Site), responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for visiting Fort Henry and for taking the time to leave us a message. We are please to hear you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a great fort, seemingly looking the same as when it was first built. The strategic location up on the hill allows for fantastic views of Kingston and the surrounding areas. We took the guided tour and enjoyed it, but be aware that they take...More

Thank Peter S
StLawParksCom, Public Relations Manager at Fort Henry (Fort Henry National Historic Site), responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for visiting Fort Henry and for taking the time to leave us a review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been fortunate enough to visit many forts all throughout Canada & USA. I can honestly say that this is the best preserved, and most authentically presented fort I have been to. Even though I have been to Fort Henry many times, I get...More

Thank dsBrand0n_M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the Sunset Ceremonies and enjoyed the show with friends. If you have little ones remember to bring ear protection as the show can have some exciting but loud moments.

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This historic site is so cool from an historical perspective as well as such an interesting place to personally see . Clean fantastic views of the Kingston Harbour and to think what it was like so many years ago ...can't miss this experience!

Thank Gord C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for a day visit, plan to be there during various ongoing shows, stay for the night light show!

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was mi second time at Fort Henry and did enjoy it and also it was a 20 minutes walking distance from the Holiday Inn Waterfront

Thank nicolinog2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved this place. It's overlooking the Gananoque River. We had a pleasant lunch by the riverside. There are a lot of things to do and see out here. My highlight was the guided tour to the bunkers and inner spaces of the Fort. As...More

Thank mieckers
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dtwoshoes
26 July 2017|
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Response from StLawParksCom | Property representative |
Hello - Thank you for your question. If you attend during daily programming, you can simply upgrade at our admissions booth for $5 to attend the Sunset Ceremony in the evening.
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rynn r
23 May 2017|
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Response from StLawParksCom | Property representative |
Hello - Fort Henry is not included as we are not managed by Parks Canada. Unfortunately there’s a difference between national parks (Parks Canada) and other kinds of parks located in Canada. And the free 2017 Parks Canada... More
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Seasidesewing
16 March 2017|
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Response from StLawParksCom | Property representative |
Hello - You are welcome to purchase daily tickets. Unfortunately Fort Henry is not included in the Parks Canada pass as we are operated by the St. Lawrence Parks Commission.
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