Kingston Attractions

Places to visit, points of interest and things to see in Kingston

Fort Henry is a 19th century fortress that was meant to protect and defend the city of Kingston, Ontario, as well as to dissuade the usage of the Rideau Canal by enemy forces.

The fortress is strategically located at the junction of the St... read more arrow
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The Rideau Canal is an engineering masterpiece that permits boats to navigate on the Rideau River against the downward elevation towards Ottawa. It was originally built in order to offer an alternate route and access to the St... read more arrow
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The Royal Military College of Canada Museum collects and protect historical artifacts related to military life in Kingston, Ontario. It is also the ground of real-life military cadets training... read more arrow
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The Penitentiary Museum located in Kingston, Ontario, displays many historical tools and items that were often used in penitentiaries over time. It also showcases many inventive weapons and escape aids that prisoners were secretly able to create out of their allowed daily objects... read more arrow
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The City Hall, with it's upper clock and dome, is Kingston's, Ontario recognized visual landmark. It was built to become Canada's parliament in the 1840's but the capital was moved to Ottawa because of Kingston's potential war vulnerabilities... read more arrow
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The Marine Museum of the Great Lakes showcases a large number of items and docking structures from the past centuries. It displays the historical steam engines and pumping station that was built at the end of the 19th century... read more arrow
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The Bellevue House, located in Kingston, Ontario, is mostly known for being the property of Canada's first prime minister to become, Sir. John A... read more arrow
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