Culture & Recreation

Leeds Grenville is a natural wonderland with a rich heritage. It has numerous conservation areas and parks to explore. There are many great escapes throughout the region, many of which are listed here for your perusal. For history buffs and people wanting to learn more about the area's rich culture, both past and present, museums speckle the landscape .

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Theatres

Arts Centre

Brockville Arts Centre, on King Street in Brockville. 1-877-342-7122. This historic theatre was completely remodelled in 2009 www.brockvilleartscentre.com/

Gananoque playhouse logo.jpgThousand Islands Playhouse, located in Gananoque, (613) 382-7020 or (866) 382-7020  www.1000islandsplayhouse.com/

Joshua Bates Centre, a performing arts facility located on Main Street in Athens, www.joshuabatescentre.com/

St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival logo.jpgSt. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival, outdoor theatre overlooking the St. Lawrence River in Prescott, www.stlawrenceshakespeare.ca/.

 

Museums

Township of Athens and Area Heritage Museum, Municipal Building on Main Street in Athens, 613-924-9994

Brockville Museum www.brockvillemuseum.com/ and Fulford Place Museum National Historic Site www.heritagetrust.on.ca/Fulford-Place/Home.aspx, Brockville (see also www.visit1000islands.com/)

Arthur Child Heritage Museum, Gananoque, www.1000islandsheritagemuseum.com/

Fort Wellington National Historic Site www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/on/wellington/index.aspx (Parks Canada), Forwarders' Museum and Visitor's Information Centre (613-925-1861) on Water Street (visit www.prescott.ca) and Windmill National Historic Site, Prescott

Delta Mill Museum, Old Stone Mill National Historical Site, Delta, www.deltamill.org/

Lyn Heritage Place Museum, Lyn, www.elizabethtown-kitley.on.ca/

Blockhouse Museum, Merrickville, www.merrickvillehistory.org/museum.html

Homewood Museum, Maitland, www.heritagetrust.on.ca/Conservation/Museums/Homewood-Museum.aspx

Spencerville Mill, Spencerville, www.spencervillemill.ca/

Rideau District Museum, Westport, http://village.westport.on.ca/about-westport/rideau-district-museum 

Lockmasters House Museum, Chaffey's Lock, www.rideau-info.com/lockhouse