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Fort Henry (Fort Henry National Historic Site)

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Address: 1 Fort Henry Drive | K7L4V8, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: +1 613-542-7388
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My family really enjoyed our visit to Fort Henry. To be fair, we are history buffs so we tend to enjoy these types of educational outings. The fort itself is fantastic to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Whitby, Canada
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Whitby, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My family really enjoyed our visit to Fort Henry. To be fair, we are history buffs so we tend to enjoy these types of educational outings. The fort itself is fantastic to explore on its own, but the visit is made better when you take advantage of the tours (available in French or English) given by a well informed actors... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a great lunch on the patio at this unique location. Good portion size. Great food. Good service. Amazing view of Kingston and the St . Lawrence river.

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Thank Hal C
Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

packed full of history this is great for anyone looking to learn more about our military and college.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a weekday after labour day: Pros - had the place almost all to ourselves! Cons - no sunset ceremony, very limited staff/costumed performers We were able to take in one firearm demonstration and were happy to wander the fort on our own without being part of a tour. Afterwords, we spoke with one of the young staff... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A double whammy! Visit the Fort during the day and see how soldiers and their 'families' lived in the mid to late 19th. Attend the Sunset Ceremony between May and August. Precision drill from the era, battle drill enactment, fife and drum band and cannon fire from the Fort's Battery, followed by a fireworks display. I have seen this spectacle... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

World Heritage site at the mouth if the Staint Lawrence and Cataroque rivers. It over looks Lake Ontario, Wolfe Island and other of the 1000 Islands, Royal Mitary College and downtown Kingston. The view of downtown Kingston is beautiful at night. The site is the home of many events including a sunset events in the summer, Halloween, national and international... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice 2 hrs trip. enjoyable for adults and young teens. Not sure for young kids and toddlers. prepare your self to walk a lot and climb some stairs. not accessible for people with walk difficulties or afraid from tide places. Pick a sunny or partially cloudy day, not evident if u picked a rainy day at all. parking for... More 

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Hamilton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fascinating to see, be present and feel the energy of Canada's past here. If your looking for other worldly encouters you can beat on this place for sure but come prepared for gunfire. Small kids may scream maybe pack earplugs.

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Ottawa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We went to see Fort Fright and it was awesome!! Best to get tickets ahead of time or show up a half hour before it opens.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This event was PHENOMINAL! ! the organisation put into this event masterful and all of the people working the site were friendly - even the scary ones! !

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