Get a glimpse of the past through one of the great museums or historical parks in the Barrie area. Take some time to learn about and experience the rich history that this area has to offer in a fun and interactive manner the whole family can enjoy!

Discovery Harbour

93 Jury Dr.
Penetanguishene, Ontario 
L9M 1G1
Tel: (705) 549-8064


One of Ontario’s most scenic waterside historic sites, Discovery Harbour (1817-1856) tells the story of the original 19th century naval and military outpost built to safeguard Upper Canada after the War of 1812. Board the historic Tall Ships, H.M.S. Bee and H.S.M. Tecumseth moored at Discover Harbour. Visit the reconstructed dockyard, sailors’ barracks, workshops, Captain’s residence and the original Officers’ Quarters. Friendly and knowledgeable costumed guides bring the fascinating stories to life. On site Restaurant, Gift Shop and the King’s Wharf Theatre.

Hours: 10:00am to 5:00pm (Last admission at 4:30)

Adults $9.00    Seniors (65+) $8.25    Students (13+) $8.25      Youth (6-12) $7.25
Children 5 yrs and under  FREE

Support person accompanying a person with a disability: FREE
Applicable taxes are not included. Rates are subject to change.

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