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Address: 1 Water Street at West Market St., Brockville, Ontario K6V 3L4, Canada

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The city is presently working hard to restore the tunnel and is opening it up to the northern entrance so it should be good, once it is finished it is closed now. It was fun to go... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2016
Brockville, Canada
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Brockville, Ontario
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

The park around the railway tunnel is beautiful with a place the locals call Block House Island. The tunnel is very interesting to see and realize at one time the trains went under there.

Thank jenniferjhonf
Brockville, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The city is presently working hard to restore the tunnel and is opening it up to the northern entrance so it should be good, once it is finished it is closed now. It was fun to go inside even though it was only available for a short distance.

Thank Sansail
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This stop is more about the history rather than an actual experience like a traditional museum. We love trains so for us this is just a fun stop for us to explore by the water.

Thank Isabell B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

The Brockville Tunnel began construction in1854, completed on New Years eve 1860, right around the time Wyatt Earp was making a name for himself in Kansas! The railway connected with the Canadian Central in the late 1870's and amalgamated with CP Rail in 1881. Coolest thing I have done here so far...

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

For Railroad buffs and St. Lawrence historians the tunnel under the city of Brockville should not be missed. While the tunnel is not open in its entire length, the small amount that is open is worth look at and reading about the history of the tunnel and Block house park where the tunnel is situated . The park was at... More 

Thank Jack S
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128 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We as Canadian's need to be prouder of our history. Here is a unique piece of Canadian History that is being overlooked, and not well publicized. It was so cool to walk into the tunnel and see the river at the other end. Needs more publicity to promote this piece of our history!!

Thank Cheryl A
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

This attraction is reported to be the first Railway Tunnel in Canada!! Built to transport goods such a short distant but it took such a long time to build. Come see why

Thank under65
Barrie, Canada
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This may be the coolest, most unique construction I've ever seen. You can walk into the river end of the tunnel and see how it extends a mile under Brockville to the north, so rail cars could travel unimpeded across town during the heyday of this being a port town. Free.

Thank Luber905
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

This is a great piece of Canadian history that should be seen. It only takes a few minutes but is well worth it.

Thank FrequentVisitor1
Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

This is a must see. Yes it only takes a few minutes but it is full,of history and something Canada should be proud of.

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