While this site has participated in Doors Open Ontario in the past, it is not part of the current season’s program. Please check the Home page for this year’s events and participating sites.

Murney Tower Museum National Historic Sitein-person Doors Open Kingston

  • In-person
  • Kid-friendly
  • National Historic Site (Canada)
  • Parking
  • Self-guided tours available
  • Site has blue and gold provincial plaque
Murney Tower Museum National Historic Site

The Murney Tower Museum is a community museum operated by the Kingston Historical Society in partnership with Parks Canada. Located in one of Kingston’s iconic Martello towers, it is part of the Rideau Canal and Kingston Fortifications (and a UNESCO World Heritage Site). Kingston’s oldest operating museum, it features a collection of 1,000 military and domestic artifacts, portraying 19th-century Kingston.

Contact info

2 King Street West at Barrie Street
Kingston, Ontario



Year built: 1846
Building type:MilitaryMuseum

Dates/hours open

Sep 24, 10:00am - Sep 25, 05:00pm

Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.