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Commemorating the Fenian Raids

Saturday June 6th, 2015

Together with the 30th Field Artillery Regiment celebrate 200 years of field guns in action at Fort Wellington National Historic Site.

Site open 10:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • 11:00 a.m. Modern artillery salute.
  • 1:30 p.m. Fenian Raid themed tour of Fort Wellington.
  • 2:30 p.m. Historic Artillery Salute.

 Firing a canon at Fort Wellington National Historic Site
Ready Aim Fire!
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Cannon Program!

Enlist in the Royal Artillery for a day! Recruits will spend their time training to be a member of the cannon crew. Feel the surge of adrenalin as you fire a 19th century muzzle-loading cannon. This experience includes hands-on involvement, and a souvenir.

*Participants must be 18 years +. Booked from June to Sept by reservation, 613-925-2896
Program Fee, (one hour) $73.60 , (two hours) $147.20.



Fort Wellington Xplorers Program

Check out the Xplorers program for kids age 6 - 11!!!


A family watching a re-enactment
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Guided Tours: Weekends July and August, 1:30 pm

Be escorted on a journey back in time with a soldier or his wife who will share exciting tales and tastes of the fort’s past. Explore the fort’s history and features during an engaging 1½ hour tour with a guide in historic costume. The tour concludes with period summer refreshments served within the walls of the fort. Program Fee.


Fort Kids

Kids Have Summer Fun at Fort Wellington National Historic Site


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