Canada's Penitentiary Museum (Correctional Service of Canada Museum)

Canada's Penitentiary Museum, Kingston.

Canada's Penitentiary Museum, Kingston.

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Hours:
  • NEW HOURS! May 1st to Aug. 31st, Daily 9 am - 7 pm; Sept. 1 to Oct 31st, Daily 9 am - 6 pm PLEASE NOTE: LAST ADMISSION TO THE BUILDING IS ONE HOUR BEFORE CLOSING.
Fees:
  • By donation
  • Partially Accessible
  • Gift Shop
  • Parking
  • Change Tables/Family Room

This specialized museum and archives 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. Contact the site for information on activities.

Website: www.penitentiarymuseum.ca

Type: Archives | Specialized Collection

Ontario Provincial Jail Inmate Jacket

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