Marine Museum of the Great Lakes, Kingston

Marine Museum of the Great Lakes, Kingston (must see)

The Marine Museum of the Great Lakes focuses on the shipbuilding industry of the Great Lakes region. It explains how the development of the shipping industry has influenced the history of Kingston. The museum has a variety of exhibits and galleries, as well as a gift shop. One of the main features of the museum is the 3,000-metric-ton icebreaker Alexander Henry. This historic ship serves as a hotel of sorts, as you can stay here a night to experience the life of a sailor. The museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Marine Museum of the Great Lakes on Map

Sight Name: Marine Museum of the Great Lakes
Sight Location: Kingston, Canada
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
Guide(s) containing this sight: Museums Tour of Kingston   City Orientation Walk  

Walking Tours in Kingston, Ontario

Create Your Own Walk in Kingston

Create Your Own Walk in Kingston

Creating your own self-guided walk in Kingston is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Kingston's Barriefield Heritage Village Walk

Kingston's Barriefield Heritage Village Walk

Barriefield is a historic "village" in Kingston. It is connected to Kingston via a bridge across the lake. One of Kingston's greatest historic sites - Fort Henry - can be found in Barriefield. In addition to seeing Fort Henry, you can visit a museum, a church and an antique shop in this fascinating village. This tour will lead you to the most popular attractions in Barriefield.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.0 km
Museums Tour of Kingston

Museums Tour of Kingston

Kingston is home to a fabulous array of museums, many of which are located along the waterfront. Visit the Great Lakes Museum, Murney Tower, and many other interesting museums. Take this self-guided tour to visit Kingston's most notable museums.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.0 km
North Kingston Walk

North Kingston Walk

In the northern part of Kingston, you can visit several tourist attractions. There is a Hockey Museum, a beautiful historic church and a variety of monuments, as well as plenty of shopping opportunities. Take this self-guided tour to explore this fascinating section of Kingston.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.1 km
Art Galleries Tour of Kingston

Art Galleries Tour of Kingston

Kingston is a city with a rich artistic heritage, which is reflected in the city's numerous art galleries. Kingston has the third largest collection of art in the whole state of Ontario. Pieces on display are the work of local and regional artists, and most of the art is contemporary. Take this self-guided tour to visit Kingston's best art galleries.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 km
Religious Walking Tour of Kingston

Religious Walking Tour of Kingston

There are many places of worship in Kingston, including stunning cathedrals and historic churches. In addition to the many Catholic churches, there are also a number of other denominations represented. Take this tour to visit Kingston's most notable religious sites.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.3 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

The historic city of Kingston boasts a variety of fascinating landmarks. You can enjoy the beautiful architecture of City Hall, tour Old Queen's University and visit parks that offer a picturesque view of the sea. Take this orientation walk to visit some of Kingston's most famous attractions.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.6 km