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Tall ship at Discovery Harbour

Plan Your Visit

Captain and visitors aboard replica ship H.M.S. Tecumseth at Discovery Harbour

Historic Ships

Replica ships H.M.S. Bee and H.M.S. Tecumseth at Discovery Harbour

Special Events

Visiting Mother and child at Halloween Event at Discovery Harbour

School Visits

School Group on tour at Discovery Harbour

Final Weekend of Pumpkinferno at Discovery Harbour open Thursday to Sunday October 26th to October 29th & Monday October 30th from 7pm to 10pm.

Shuttle Service for Pumpkinferno at Discovery Harbour for Friday October 27 and Saturday October 29.
Enjoy the final weekend of the Pumpkinferno experience at Discovery Harbour and let us do the driving. Avoid limited parking issues at Discovery Harbour and board the free shuttle from the Penetanguishene Town Dock, running on a continuous loop from 7pm to 11pm.   

About Discovery Harbour

A naval and military past

Discovery Harbour traces its roots back to the original British naval and military base in Penetanguishene, built to safeguard access to Upper Canada after the War of 1812. "His Majesty's Naval Establishment on Lake Huron", (as it was first called) kept ships prepared to supply British posts to the northwest. By 1820, it was home to over 70 people, including sailors, officers, shipwrights, and soldiers. Five large ships, 15 smaller vessels, and numerous workshops and dwellings were built.

In 1828, a British garrison on Drummond Island was relocated to Penetanguishene. By 1834, Canada was defended exclusively by these forces. An impressive stone Officers' Quarters was built in 1845. The military occupied the site until 1856.

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