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Fort Henry (Fort Henry National Historic Site)

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Address: 1 Fort Henry Drive | K7L4V8, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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Very interesting fort, with a lot of history. The views of Kinston from the fort are very good. The guard change and ceremony is very nice.

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting fort, with a lot of history. The views of Kinston from the fort are very good. The guard change and ceremony is very nice.

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BRIGHTON
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fort Henry in Kingston Ontario is a wonderful place to bring your family especially if you have never been to this place before.

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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fantastic tour for families to do when visiting Kingston. The reenactment of historical events is fun and entertaining for everyone and the museum itself a must see for all Canadians

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Kingston
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every second yr the US Marines come to show us their skills. Alternate years our fort Henry guards who are high-school and college students demonstrate their daily routine. Both have great technique and talent and it's an amazing show with fireworks. It does cool down to bring blanket and ear plugs. I take out of towners every year!

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Caledon, Canada
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

We went to the Foresta Lumina in Quebec and decided to follow to the one here in Kingston at Fort Henry. Did not disappoint. this one was very interactive. Im sure they will have in the summer again. Remember to Stand near the display as they will transpose infront of you. Sing into microphones they will change the display and... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

This place has allot of historical value and is a nice place to walk around but again everything is for sale from bread to pizzas and cookies made right there the flour is brought in from upper Canada village. You can fire a gun or canon for a price but they offer tours for free at certain times.

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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Was totally incredible! Family was completely mesmerized by the amazing light show and interactive ending!

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Thank Denis S
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Freezing cold and windy but it wasn't enough to take the enjoyment away from this breath taking show. Despite the cold staff were friendly and helpful. The show was magical! I have visited the fort in the summer and thoroughly enjoyed that too.

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Reviewed 12 March 2017

Fort Henry is the best tourist place in Kingston! In the summer they have sunset ceremonies which recreate regiments' battles from the 1800s. In the fall they have Fort Fright at Halloween time for a fun time with friends. In the winter they now have Lumina Borealis which is a great activity for kids. All year round they have a... More 

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Reviewed 10 March 2017

Unexpected! beautiful work by Moment factory. Magic for the senses, the music was a bit like what you would find at Cirque du Soleil, the perimeter of the fort was fantastic, (the best part actually), the inside was good but it catered for kids, I wish there was more.

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