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

Canada's Penitentiary Museum, Kingston.

Canada's Penitentiary Museum, Kingston.


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  • May 1st to Oct. 31th, Mon. to Fri. 9 am - 4 pm; Sat. & Sun. 10 am - 4 pm; Nov. 1 to April 30, Mon. to Fri. - groups by appointment only. PLEASE NOTE: LAST ADMISSION TO THE BUILDING IS AT 4:00 PM DAILY
  • 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.


Type: Archives | Specialized Collection