Fort HenryCurrently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
- Address: Kingston, Ontario, ON, Canada
- Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +1-6135427388
- Ticket Price: 17 USD
- Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
- Tags: Museums, Educational Site, Historical Site, Architecture , Fort, Unesco Site
A designated National Historic Site of Canada and recently a UNESCO World Heritage site, Fort Henry is a stunning fort that dates back to 1812, when it was originally built. Presently administered by Parks Canada, the military interpreters conduct presentations and tours of the fort that exhibit British military life. But you could also explore the fort on your own pace. Other activities and demonstrations include historical reenactments of drills and battle tactics, the Garrison Parade, the Victorian School Room, and the Muster Parade, where young visitors are dressed in period uniforms and taught to march by a qualified member of the Guard.
The Sunset Ceremony that is held every Wednesday and Saturday in July and August, is a brilliant show where a full program of historic drill, music and artillery is presented. For some adrenaline and creeps, participate in one of the many ghost walks that are conducted by many tour companies. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Kingston itinerary 2 days.
- The sunset military ceremony is a memorable experience. Do try and catch it if you can.
- Timings vary according to the program schedule of the season.
- Premium Passport (all year season pass) Adult $62.95; Senior $49.95; Youth $43.95.
- Bus: 6 Niagara Park Drive (south side) (12)
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- Dox Restaurant
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95% of people who visit Kingston include Fort Henry in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
70.24% of people start their Fort Henry visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Fort Henry
94.27% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Fort Henry
Incredible light and sound show. Very interesting and innovative idea for what to do on a cold winter evening. There are several interactive stations. You have to jump, or yell, or throw balls, or do some sort of activity to make the sound louder or the lights brighter, or to make it snow! You can participate in the interactive stations as much or as little as you want. However, I found that participating made it really fun. This is a good way to have an interesting time while keeping warm outside in the winter! Make sure you dress warmly. However, they do have several indoor warming stations along with propane and natural fires along the path that you walk for the activities. You can also purchase hot chocolate.
Very interesting place. We took a trip out here for the New Years and got to visit this place. You need to bring an extra layer for this because 1. It’s on top of a hill and 2. It’s an semi isolated areas within walls so it’s a bit breezy. Good experience, a lot of interactive activities, but seems to me like it’s a one time thing. Would go again if I have kids though..
Fantastic light show! Staff were really great! Although I felt the finally this year was not as spectacular as last year. Maybe they had technical issues. But I won't let that stop me from giving it a 5 out of 5
Aurora Borealis is a great show. A little pricey but everyone in our group loved it. We have also had a few dinners on the water here. Great spot.
We went there for a guided tour. Every thing was explained in a very nice way. The ambiance and the atmosphere is fantastic and the place is neat and clean. One can spend a good time there.