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

Canada's Penitentiary Museum, Kingston.

Canada's Penitentiary Museum, Kingston.

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Hours:
  • 2019: May & June, 9 am -5 pm; July & August 9 am - 6 pm; Sept. to Nov. 3rd 9 am - 5 pm {PLEASE NOTE: LAST ADMISSION TO THE BUILDING IS 1 HOUR BEFORE CLOSING.} (Our hours are subject to change. Please check our main website.)
Fees:
  • By donation
  • Partially Accessible
  • Support Animals
  • Gift Shop
  • Parking
  • Change Tables/Family Room

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

This specialized museum and archives maintains collections relating to the federal correctional history of Canada, 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: Multidisciplinary Museum | Specialized Collection

Ontario Provincial Jail Inmate Jacket

Ontario Provincial Jail Inmate Jacket

Our Curator, Dave St.Onge, is shown with a rare c1930s Ontario Provincial jail inmate uniform jacket (Acc# 2007.012).  It illustrates an element...