Canada Penitentiary Museum
Museum type :
Civilization

Established in :
1835

Holidays :
Public Holiday

Visiting Hours :
8 am to 9 pm

Contact No :
613.530.3122

Location :
Kingston , Canada

Display Objects :

The museum is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of the fascinating history of Canada's Penitentiary System.




Description :

  • Historical museum housed in a limestone building constructed in 1873 by inmates from the Kingston Penitentiary.

  • Kingston Penitentiary had been home to many of Canada's most dangerous and notorious criminals

  • Contains numerous interesting artifacts and records of life inside Canada's prisons.

  • Offers self-guided tours