Discovery Harbour, located at Penetanguishene, tells the story of the intriguing British Naval and Military outpost and its role in the War of 1812. Experience what life was like at the 19th century outpost that was built to safeguard Upper Canada. Come aboard the magnificent replica ships H.M.S. Tecumseth and H.M.S. Bee. Discovery Harbour is a picturesque waterside historic site situated on beautiful Penetanguishene Bay.
Take your students back to the 19th century, on the actual site where British warships docked, sailors and soldiers toiled, and settlers carved an existence out of the wilderness. Students of all ages love spending the day reliving history, and learning was never easier. Discovery Harbour offers curriculum based workshops for junior, intermediate and primary grades. Pre-booked tours are available in English and French.