The Forwarders’ Museum tells the story of the first roads, stagecoaches, wagons, ferries and railroads, and explores the building of canals. The Battle of the Windmill National Historic Site commemorates the 1838 Rebellion Battle. Fort Wellington, a National Historic Park, reflects the year 1846 in both its building and staff dressed in period costume. Fort Wellington also plays host to several annual cultural events, including the Celtic Festival, the Naval Gun Run, and Shakespeare in the Park.
Throughout the warmer months, scuba divers explore a wealth of historic wrecks in crystal clear waters. In winter, outdoor enthusiasts enjoy miles of well-groomed snowmobile trails and the Prescott Frost Festival, featuring skating and dog sled races.⇧