10 Things to Do in Brockville That You Shouldn't Miss
Brockville, formerly Elizabethtown, is a city in Eastern Ontario, Canada in the Thousand Islands region. Although it is the seat of the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville, it is politically independent of the county. It is included with Leeds and Grenville for census purposes only.
1. Brockville Railway Tunnel
4.5 based on 422 reviews
Now open for the season, 9am-9pm daily, no fee but please look for our donation bin. Canada’s First Railway Tunnel was completed in 1860 for the Brockville and Ottawa Railway and later owned by the Canadian Pacific Railway until being acquired by the City of Brockville in 1983. The Tunnel is a remarkable example of Canada’s pre-Confederation industrial heritage that this restoration project will repurpose for the benefit of recreation, tourism and economic development. Key features of the Tunnel restoration include a new paved concrete floor and state-of-the-art energy efficient lighting for safety and to highlight the Tunnel’s architecture and geology. * Daily Access may be limited due to extreme weather conditions. Please check for extreme weather warnings for Brockville Ontario before you travel.
Reviewed By faisalriaztoronto - Toronto, CanadaToronto, Canada
Simple + Magical
Something about this tunnel that is just simply great.The Canadian History, the light show and SFX, the well laid out information - everythings adds up to a wonderful road stop. Take your time, walk the tunnel in both directions and enjoy something that i
2. Fulford Place
4.5 based on 133 reviews
Fulford Place is open for guided tours and educational programs year round by appointment. Summer hours: Victoria Day weekend to Labour Day - Seven days a week, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. English tours hourly from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. French tours at 11:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. Off-season hours: Contact the museum for a complete schedule. Admissions for 2016 • Adults - $6 • Seniors and students - $5 • Families (Two adults and up to two children aged 7-16) - $15 • Children 6 and under - free • Passport (combined admission to Homewood Museum in Maitland) - $6 HST not included Accessibility Fulford Place is accessible. Site description: Get a rare glimpse of the luxurious lifestyle of another era. Discover the story of Senator George T. Fulford and the "Pink Pills for Pale People", explore the grand Fulford mansion and marvel at the many original family furnishings. Stroll through the restored Olmsted Brothers gardens and immerse yourself in Ontario's rich heritage.
Reviewed By doniwm - OrilliaOrillia
This Heritage Home Deserves Greater Funding
Considering the fact that it is such a rarity to have a historical building contain the original contents, it's excellent display of craftsmanship, it's uniqueness in design for the times and the character of it's inhabitants, this attraction deserves gre
3. Aquatarium at Tall Ships Landing
4 based on 198 reviews
We offer a variety of interactive adventures and experiences that inspire critical thinking through storytelling and play while cultivating an appreciation of the unique history, culture and ecosystems of the 1000 Islands of Ontario region. Discover the diverse wildlife of the islands, explore the area's unique history and culture, learn about the economics of the St. Lawrence River, and get your body moving in our recreational experiences.
Reviewed By Turtlelov3 - TorontoToronto
This new attraction is beautiful. Very kid friendly, lacking a bit of substance of adult visitors. The otter tanks are worth the visit! Plan to be there around feeding time. This event is something both kids and adults will enjoy as otters are playful cre
4. Brock Trail
4.5 based on 52 reviews
Reviewed By Robby G C - Toronto, CanadaToronto, Canada
We had fun following the Brock Trail. We passed the marina and continued walking near the water. We saw a playground, boats, a plane monument, a women's memorial, info about 5 sunken treasures in this vicinity, Canadian geese, a false dog and lots of plaq
5. St Lawrence Park
4.5 based on 20 reviews
Reviewed By Lise B - Brockville, CanadaBrockville, Canada
A beautiful summer's day at St-Lawrence park
Last weekend was crazy in Brockville, Ribfest, the Grand Re-Opening of Canada's First Train Tunnel and the World's Largest Rubber Duck, so we grabbed some lunch and headed to St-Lawrence Park, because they have lots of picnic tables, free access and beaut
6. Mac Johnson Wildlife Area
4.5 based on 34 reviews
Reviewed By David S - Kingston, CanadaKingston, Canada
Never even knew it was there!
My girlfriend lives a few hundred metres from here... and after getting new bikes, rode one of the trails around the lake. Very nice for a casual walk or bike. Trails are easy to follow and it makes for 10km or so of biking if you go all the way.Quiet, no
7. Brockville Arts Centre
4.5 based on 124 reviews
Reviewed By suezyq333 - Brockville, CanadaBrockville, Canada
I have had the pleasure to attend the Brockville Arts Centre 5 or 6 times in the last year. Twice in the last week!It's warm and cozy. I don't mean hot with tight seating! Lol! Honestly, seats are comfortable and spacious. The ambiance is great. There are
8. Block House Island
4.5 based on 25 reviews
Reviewed By JLC-mtl2015 - Montreal, CanadaMontreal, Canada
Smell the fresh air, look around and relax!
This is a nice area to relax by the water. Nice breeze. People seem to just appreciate the view from their cars parked along the way facing the river.In this section, you will find a women's monument, a Saber airplane, a trail and chairs.
9. Hardy Park
4.5 based on 13 reviews
Reviewed By Daryl W - Kingston, CanadaKingston, Canada
Nice spot on the river for a picnic.
The park is right on the river, a short walk from King Street (Brockville's main throughfare).Clean, well tended and the public washrooms are decent! A nice spot to enjoy Don's Fish and Chips.
10. Centeen Park
4 based on 14 reviews
Reviewed By Rivrlivr - Brockville, CanadaBrockville, Canada
Best (Dive) Park in Ontario
Great location onBrockville’s waterfront to watch the river and ships go by. Divers enjoy the added benefit of an underwater park with over 20 statues easily accessible from shore via the stairway at the shore side, just steps from the on street parking.