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Fort Henry National Historic Site of Canada

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Fort Henry is critically acclaimed as part of Ontario’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site along with the Rideau Canal, located in Kingston guarding the convergence of the Rideau Canal, Lake Ontario and the mighty St. Lawrence River – gateway to the world famous 1000 Islands.

Fort Henry offers exhibit and museum tours, live artillery demonstrations, mock battles, a daily half hour Fort Henry Guard parade, guided tours and kids can march with the Fort Henry Guard! The award-winning world famous Sunset Ceremonies take place Wednesday evenings in July and August, voted one of Ontario’s Top 100 2015 events. It’s a newly designed performance incorporating 3D projection technology, with spectacular sound and lights offers you an explosive hour and a half performance by the Fort Henry Guard Drums, Drill Squad and Artillery Detachment creating a mock battle, East Battery cannon fire and heart-pounding military music.

Enjoy million-dollar views in Kingston’s largest outdoor patio – The Battery Bistro Patio seats over 200 guests offering scrumptious food choices while sipping regional wine overlooking Lake Ontario and historic Downtown Kingston! Grape Escapes is our wine tasting bar located adjacent to the Patio sampling original wines from Prince Edward County.

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