This national historic site was once home to Sir John A Macdonald, Canada's first prime minister and a notorious alcoholic. Perhaps the...
Murney Tower Museum
Now a national historic site, this swollen Martello defense structure from 1846 was constructed to supplement the riverside...
Kingston Archaeological Centre
If you've been traveling along the boring stretch of Hwy 401, you probably spotted the sedimentary rock outcrops – the only interesting...
Housed in an imposing Victorian mansion, this Queen's campus mainstay is one of the hottest venues for live music. It's open on weekends...
We predict that this original Kingstonian fast-food joint is going to go global. You won't be able to resist the calorific goodness...
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Penitentiary Museum information
The ‘correctional service’ is what Canadian bureaucrats call the nation’s jail system, and this museum is a good way to enter a prison system without stealing a car. The museum, across from the actual penitentiary, has a fascinating collection of weapons and tools confiscated from inmates during attempted escapes.