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Fort Henry

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Experience Military Life

Fort Henry is Kingston’s largest museum and one of Canada’s most visited National Historic Sites. Learn more about numerous ceremonies and activities that happen in the Fort all season long.

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More About Fort Henry

Once inside the Fort’s gates you will enter the realm of 19th century military life, including guided tours, scenic views, heart-pounding musical performances and precision military demonstrations by the Fort Henry Guard. The trolley stops at the Discovery Centre, where interactive computer exhibits introduce the Fort. Learn more about hours and guided tours here.

Fort Henry also hosts special ceremonies and events, including the famous Sunset Ceremony on Wednesday nights in July and August, and the magical light festival Lumina Borealis that embraces the winter spirit at the end of the year. The Battery Bistro in the upper Fort offers fine wine and gourmet dining with an unparalleled view of Kingston and the St. Lawrence River.

Featured Attractions

Sunset Ceremony
Featuring precision marching, rifle drill, military music, cannon firing, and a fireworks finale, the Sunset Ceremony happens on Wednesday nights through July and August.

The Garrison Store and Trade Square
The shopping district inside the walls of the Fort features stores that offers souvenirs and products made by artists and craft people.

Dining
Fort Henry carries different options of dining places, such as Bonnycastle Bakery, that features wood-fired pizza from Fort Henry’s historic ovens, Garrison Restaurant and Battery Bistro, that offers an exclusive dining experience on the largest waterfront patio of Kingston.

Ghost & Mystery Trolley Tour
Hear stories from Kingston’s mysterious past in the Ghost & Mystery Trolley Tour. The tour about the darkest and best-kept secrets of the Limestone City travels to downtown Kingston, the Kingston Penitentiary, and other sites, including the back of Fort Henry Hill.

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Fort Henry

  • Part of UNESCO Heritage Site
  • Discovery Centre
  • Renowned Fort Henry Guard
  • Battery Bistro

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