Plan your visit

Fort Wellington National Historic Site

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.

Hours of operation

Museum and fort hours of operation.


Daily visitor and program fees, and more. Free admission for youth.


Discovery passes.


Seasonal and local weather, and trends.

Local attractions and tourism

Tourism information.

Facilities and services

Visitor center, visitor experience, and accessibility features.

How to get here


370 Vankoughnet Street
Prescott ON K0E 1T0




How to get here

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.

Facilities and services

Accessible Parking
Accessible Facilities Accessible services
Accessible Toilet Accessible toilets
Bus parking Bus parking
Dogs on leash Dogs on leash
Interpretation centre Indoor Exhibit
Gift Shop Gift shop
Interpretation centre Indoor Exhibit
Information Information
Interpretation Interpretation
Parking Parking
Restrooms Restrooms
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