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  • Guided Tours: River, Rebels and Rifles

    Culture and entertainment History
    A costumed guide leading a family across the Fort Wellington grounds
    Location(s): Fort Wellington National Historic Site
    Cost: $7.80 Adult | $7.30 Senior | $3.90 Youth (includes entry fees)

    Explore the fort’s history and features during an engaging 1 hour tour with a soldier or his wife who will share exciting tales of the fort’s past. They will take you off the beaten path and uncover the hidden secrets and sordid stories of past occupants.

    Offered on Saturday and Sundays in June, July and August daily.
    11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
    (exceptions on special event days may apply, check website for details)

  • Cannon Program: Have a Blast at Fort Wellington!

    Culture and entertainment History
    A family viewing a cannon on a raised platform
    Location(s): Fort Wellington National Historic Site
    Cost: $22.00 per participant

    Enlist in the Royal Artillery! Feel the surge of adrenaline as you fire a 19th century muzzle-loading cannon that would have defended Fort Wellington. Light the fuse and have a blast!
    Participants must be 18 years or older.

    Offered on Saturdays in July and August at set times, by availability.

    Saturday afternoon you can reserve a spot to get dressed up as a Royal Artilleryman and feel the rush of adrenaline as you fire the gun yourself! 

    14:00 p.m., 14:30 p.m., 15:00 p.m., 15:30 p.m.

    Advance registration highly suggested, Or reserved by appointment. Call 613-925-2896 to book.

    Enhanced program of 2 hours available on demand by reservation, $73.60.