Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Kingston is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Kingston a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Kingston.
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Kingston, Ontario, ON, Canada
09:30 am - 05:00 pm
A designated National Historic Site of Canada and recently a UNESCO World Heritage site, Fort Henry is a stunning fort that dates back to 1812, when it was originally built. Presently administered by Parks Canada, the military interpreters conduct presentations and tours of the fort that exhibit British military life. But you could also explore the...
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555 King St W, Kingston, ON K7L 4V7, Canada
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
This specialized museum also known as Penitentiary Museum collects artifacts relating to the correctional history of Canada, 1833 to the present, including inmate hobby crafts, uniforms and contraband, as well as punishment and restraint devices. Retired jail guards conduct tours and acquaint visitors with quirky facts and information on the working of the penitentiary.
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216 Ontario St, Kingston, ON K7L 2Z3, Canada
08:30 am - 04:30 pm
The City Hall is a beautiful building dating back to 1844 that is now the epicenter of Kingston’s administration and occupies an entire block in its neighborhood. Made by the architect George Browne, this building is one of the most outstanding works of art in the backdrop of the city. Stained glass windows add to the ephemeral feel of the bu...
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99 University Ave, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
09:00 am - 11:59 pm
Explore the university’s historic buildings, attend cultural events, and spend some time in the distinguished museums, archives, and galleries. A large number of the campus buildings are natural stone, interspersed with newer buildings that complement their historic charm. The buildings are well-maintained and landscaped with green spaces tha...
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35 Centre St, Kingston, ON K7L 4E5, Canada
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Bellevue House National Historic Site of Canada was the home to Canada's first Prime Minister Sir John Alexander Macdonald. A visit to this 1840’s restored house and gardens takes you back to simpler times. Exhibits in the visitor center commemorate his life and career, and costumed staff presents the daily life of the Macdonald family....
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55 Ontario St, Kingston, ON K7L 2Y2, Canada
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
An exhaustive exploration of shipping and its evolution, The Marine Museum of the Great Lakes is an interesting experience for both kids and adults alike. The museum’s motto is ‘to collect, conserve and display artifacts related to Great Lakes marine history, shipping and shipbuilding, construct an exhibition area for special exhibition...
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270 King St E, Kingston, ON K7L 3B1, Canada
09:00 am - 04:30 pm
A gorgeous cathedral, dating back to 1825, St George is a magnificent building that has added to the beauty of the city in many ways. The architecture of the church is outstanding with a facade adorned with Corinthian columns. There are regular recitals held here and it also has an in house organ. Soulful performances and melodious choirs are common on weekends and occasions.
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King Street & Barrie Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
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 lime...