Doors Open Ontario

The Doors Open Ontario 2018 season was a great success. Over 482,000 people visited sites in communities across the province. Thanks to our sponsors, partners and volunteers for their support, and to all who participated.

Trenton Town Hall 1861 Doors Open Quinte West

Trenton Town Hall 1861

One hundred years ago on October 14, 1918, a peaceful Thanksgiving in Trenton was shattered by a series of explosions beginning around 6 p.m. and continuing throughout the night. Visit Trenton Town Hall - 1861 to view displays, learn the controversial details and hear stories of bravery from the day that the British Chemical plant blew up!

Tell us your story about this site

  • Parking
  • Partial wheelchair access
  • Washrooms
  • Kid-friendly
  • Guided tours available
  • Self-guided tours available

Contact info

55 King Street
Trenton, Ontario
Telephone: 613-394-1333


Year built: 1861
Architect: Kivas Tully
Architectural style: Georgian

Dates/hours open

Saturday September 15, 2018
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Trenton Town Hall 1861 55 King Street