1000 Islands and St. Lawrence Seaway International Travel Guide 2011-2012 Edition : Page 10
Regional Attractions Upper Canada Village Heritage Park 13740 Co. Rd 2, Morrisburg $$-$$$ 613-543-4328 | 800-437-2233 Mid May-Early Oct www.uppercanadavillage.com 9:30am-5pm Experience an authentically recreated 1860s village with three fully operational mills, ﬂourishing farms, trades people and a busy social and domestic life. Period music & entertainment, horse-drawn vehicles, children's activities and boat rides. Arthur Child Heritage Museum of the 1000 Islands 125 Water St. Donations welcome 613-382-2535 | 877-217-7391 May1-Oct 31 | Daily www.1000islandsheritagemuseum.com Nov & Dec | weekends Visitors experience the history, life and times of the 1000 Islands Region through an exhibit of dioramas and interactive displays. Tours available. Prescott Kingston Gananoque Fort Henry National Historic Site of Canada 1 Fort Henry Dr. $-$$$ 613-542-7388 | 800-437-2233 Mid May-Oct www.forthenry.com Daily | 10am-5pm Step through the gates of this 19th-century military fortress and enter the realm of garrison life with guided tours, performances by the Fort Henry Guards, muster parades, heritage dining and other special events. Beginning in mid-September and running until Oct. 31, the Fort is transformed into Fort Fright, which has been described as Ontario's Best Haunted experience. Battle of Windmill National Historic Site of Canada Hwy. 2 613-925-1468 www.pc.gc.ca Site of an 1838 Rebellion Battle, featuring an 1830s stone windmill with observation level, exhibits, audio-visual presentation and gift store. Fort Wellington National Historic Site of Canada 370 Vankoughnet St., Hwy. 2 613-925-2896 $ www.pc.gc.ca Mid May-Sep 30 | Daily | 10am-5pm Discover features of an original British fortiﬁcation. Explore buildings restored to the 1840s. Try on a soldier's uniform, test a barracks bed, and learn a military drill. Visitor Centre, orientation video and "Barracks Store" gift shop on site. Self-guided tour, assisted by guides in period costume. Riﬂe demonstrations. Rideau Lakes Region Rideau Canal National Historic Site of Canada Kingston to Ottawa 613-283-5170 | 888-773-8888 www.pc.gc.ca/rideau May-Oct North America's oldest operating 19th century canal, situated between Kingston and Ottawa. Paddle, boat or drive the 202km route of museums, exhibits, parks, 24 lockstations and historic buildings. Fees for camping and locking through. Arts & Culture New York, USA Clayton Clayton Opera House 405 Riverside Dr. 315-686-2200 $-$$$$$ www.claytonoperahouse.com YR A premier historical venue for live performances from bluegrass to classical. Now heated and air-conditioned. Sackets Harbor Seaway Trail Discovery Center Ray and West Main streets $ 315-646-1000 | 800-732-9298 Mid May-Mid Oct www.seawaytrail.com 10am-5pm Nine rooms of exhibits on the Great Lakes Seaway Trail's nature, history, culture and recreation. Gift Shop on site. The Seaway Trail, one of America's Byways, stretches for 518 miles along the St. Lawrence River, Lake Ontario, Niagara River and Lake Erie. Prescheduled groups of 12 or more. AAA and CAA discounts available. Ontario, Canada Brockville Brockville Arts Centre $$$$$ 235 King St. W. YR 613-342-7122 | 877-342-7122 Box Oﬃce hours: 11am-5pm www.brockvilleartscentre.com 10am-3pm Sat, Closed Sun Host to some of the ﬁnest stage entertainment in Ontario and Canada, the arts centre regularly attracts world class entertainers. The theatre boasts one of the region's top art galleries, is fully accessible. The theatre is located in the heart of historic downtown Brockville and is within easy walking distance from the harbour and ﬁne downtown restaurants. 10 1000 Islands International Travel Guide | 800.847.5263 | www.visit1000islands.com
Arts & Culture
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