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Murney Tower Museum National Historic Sitein-person Doors Open Kingston - Part 2

  • In-person
  • Guided tours available
  • Kid-friendly
  • National Historic Site (Canada)
  • Parking
  • Self-guided tours available
  • Site has blue and gold provincial plaque
  • Photography allowed
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

Aug 26, 10:00am - Aug 26, 04:00pm

Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; NEW! accessibility-driven audio tour available — the first of its kind in Kingston and area