Fort Wellington is open from Victoria Day weekend in May to Canadian Thanksgiving in October. Conveniently located off Highway 401, nearby Prescott is centrally located approximately one hour east of Kingston, one hour west of Cornwall and one hour south of Ottawa. Plan to spend anywhere between a couple hours or the whole day exploring the fort. Admission fees are affordable and offer tremendous value.

Getting here


370 Vankoughnet Street
Prescott ON K0E 1T0

Fort Wellington National Historic Site is located at 370 VanKoughnet Street on the St. Lawrence River in the town of Prescott, Ontario.

By car

From the 401

Take exit 716 from Highway 401. Once in Prescott, head south on Edward Street, turn left on King Street, then left again on VanKoughnet Street.

From the 416 (SOUTHBOUND)

Follow Highway# 416 south to merge onto hwy#401, take first exit #716 to Edward Street, Prescott. Turn left at off ramp to travel south on Edward Street, turn left on King Street, then left on VanKoughnet Street.

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Facilities and services

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Lookout Lookout
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