Murney Tower

Currently Open
  • Address: King Street & Barrie Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-6135725181
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Historical Site, Tower, Architecture

Built in 1846 as part of the defensive Martello tower fortifications of Kingston, the Murney tower has a museum of 3 floors displaying a collection of military and domestic artifacts of 19th-century Kingston. Built to complement the mighty fortifications of Fort Henry, it was designed to concentrate fire on Gardiners Island. Constructed out of limestone, Murney Tower has incredibly thick walls that were common in fortresses of the time. It’s interesting to see the cannon on the ground level. This National Historic Site of Canada carries an important piece of history of Kingston. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Kingston itinerary 3 days.

Murney Tower Travel Tips

  • Not wheelchair accessible.

How to Reach Murney Tower

  • Bus: Barrie Street (north side of King)
  • George Street (south side of King)

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  • Murney Tower Address: King Street & Barrie Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
  • Murney Tower Contact Number: +1-6135725181
  • Murney Tower Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Murney Tower(preferred time): 11:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Murney Tower: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 36.29% of people who visit Kingston include Murney Tower in their plan

  • 45.74% of people start their Murney Tower visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Murney Tower

Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

92.58% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Murney Tower

People normally club together Bellevue House National Historic Site and Marine Museum Of The Great Lakes while planning their visit to Murney Tower.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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