Brockville Historic Itinerary
Start your day at the Brockville Museum. The museum has exhibits and artifacts that showcase the history of Brockville and the surrounding area. You can explore the exhibits at your own pace or join a guided tour to learn more about the city’s past.
Next, see what’s playing at the Brockville Arts Centre. The building itself is a piece of history, dating back to 1852. The Art Centre has a rotating collection of exhibitions featuring local artists as well as theatre productions and concerts.
Immerse yourself in history with a visit to This Iconic Pub, where sunken ships, pink pills, and bank robbers are part of its intriguing past. Enjoy a delicious lunch while taking in stunning views of the John H. Fulford Fountain & The Brockville War Memorial.
One of Brockville’s most iconic landmarks, Brockville City Hall. Formerly known as Victoria Hall was originally built during the 1862-64 era as a combination concert hall, office space, and indoor market house. The symbolic clock tower was recently restored to maintain the clock’s heritage value.
After lunch, head to the Historic Brockville Railway Tunnel. This historic tunnel was built in the 1860s and was recently restored and opened to the public.
Next, visit Fulford Place Museum. This stunning mansion was built in 1899 by businessman and politician George T. Fulford. The museum offers guided tours that showcase the luxurious lifestyle of the Fulford family as well as the social and economic history of Brockville.
A “must-see” in Brockville is the Leeds and Grenville County Courthouse, a National Historic Site with grandiose neoclassical architecture, overlooking the downtown core and framed by churches and steeples. Don’t forget to look up and meet Sally Grant, Brockville’s Lady Justice statue.
End your day with a sunset dinner cruise with 1000 Islands & Seaway Cruises, where you can enjoy a meal while taking in the scenic views of the river. During the cruise, you’ll have the opportunity to learn about the history of the region, including rich architectural treasures of this one-time ‘Millionaire’s Capital of Canada’.
Discover the story of Senator George T. Fulford and his grand mansion
Explore Brockville's social and industrial history at the Brockville Museum!
Canada's first underground railway tunnel.
Originally built during 1862-64 as a concert hall, office space and indoor market house.
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