Fort Henry National Historic Site of Canada

Fort Henry National Historic Site of Canada, part of a World Heritage Site, offers the opportunity for students to experience much more than just a history lesson. It is an authentic 19th century British military fortress and is Ontario’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site. Fort Henry is set high above the Kingston harbour on Lake Ontario, the gateway to the St. Lawrence River, and the Rideau Canal.

Fort Henry National Historic Site of Canada offers educational school programs and is designed in partnership with the Limestone District School Board. Their hands-on approach is designed to achieve curriculum objectives. Students will experience a British Fort interpreted during the year 1867, Canada’s Confederation. Core curriculum will include: language studies, technology and design, social studies, physical education, history, geography and geology.

  • The Bonnycastle Tour
  • Victorian Education Program
  • Garrison Life Program
  • Day In The Regiment Program
  • Soldier’s Overnight Program

At the time of requesting your group visit, the option to select your language preference in English or French, is available.

Ottawa Region

1 Fort Henry Drive

Kingston, ON  K7K 5G8

1 800 437 2233 or 613 542 7388
Grade Range
Grade 7 – Grade 12
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