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CANADA'S PENITENTIARY MUSEUM

555 King Street West, Kingston, ON K7L 4Y8 Directions

Since 1873

Here’s The Deal:
Canada's Penitentiary Museum is solely devoted to preserving and explaining the past of the federal penitentiaries. It is one of the award-winning museums. The museum is located within its Kingston Penitentiary's former Warden's quarters. It also includes a general institutional overview for all federal penitentiaries in Canada and details on more detailed jail procedures, policies, customs, explanations. Many visitors admire the limestone architecture that has made Kingston world-famous as "the city of Limestone." Canada's Penitentiary Museum is attracting more than 50,000 visitors each year. The volunteer group, "Friends of the Penitentiary Museum," is dedicated to preserving and interpreting the fascinating history.

SPECIALTY:
Events, Educational/Adult and Youth Programs, Gift Shops, Badges/Cloth Insignia and Buttons Collections, Washrooms and Interesting Exhibits, Exhibitions, Self-Guided and Premium Tour, Group Tours & Displays

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PUMPHOUSE MUSEUM

23 Ontario Street, Kingston, ON K7L 2Y2 Directions

Since 1851

Here’s The Deal:
PumpHouse Museum is a history, science, and technology museum in a 19th-century pumping station with a discovery center. It is home to the original waterworks and pumping station in Kingston and hosts several exhibits each season. PumpHouse Museum is situated in one of the oldest initial waterworks in Canada, and steam-powered pumps provide the first hot water for Kingston. Throughout North America, only six equally preserved water pumping stations exist. The history follows the conditions that contributed to the development of the PumpHouse Museum as infrastructure and the way it serves as a museum. PumpHouse Museum outdoor group walking tours, indoor private children's education programs, and indoor private guided museum tours.

SPECIALTY:
Exhibitions, Special Events for School and Camp Groups, Collections, Guided Tours, Educational and Lectures Programs, Group Visits, Artifacts, Displays, Historic Building, Interactive Train Display, Water Pumping, Children’s Discovery Centre, Educational Programming, Site Tours & Historic Walking Tours

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Site Tours Wed, Fri & Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Walking Tours Wed, Fri & Sat 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thu 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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LEON'S CENTRE

1 The Tragically Hip Way, Kingston, ON K7K 0B4 Directions

Since 2008

Here’s The Deal:
Leon's Centre is an indoor arena that opened in 2008. It is formerly known as Rogers K-Rock Centre. It is Kingston's destination for sports and entertainment. It is home to Kingston Frontenacs of the Ontario Hockey League. The centre was designed by Brisbin Brook Beynon Architects and constructed by EllisDon Construction. It has hosted many concerts and entertainment events. Visitors can also enjoy the Kingston and District Sports Hall of Fame, located within the centre. The hall was opened in 2008 at this centre. In addition, Leon's Centre has restaurants which are run by staff.

SPECIALTY:
Arena, Concerts, Sports, Sports Hall, Hockey & Events

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Mon-Fri: 9am - 6pm
Sat & Sun: Closed

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