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Museums

Arthur Child Heritage Museum
Gananoque, 125 Water Street
The site on which the Heritage Museum now stands was originally the main station for the Thousand Islands Railway.  After passenger service ended in 1962, the station became a restaurant but was distroyed by fire in 1990.  Arthur Child's idea and generous donations brought about the construction of the Arthur Child Heritage Museum, the centrepiece of the Historic Thousand Islands Village complex.

Brockville Museum
Brockville, 5 Henry Street

Rideau District Museum
Westport, 29 Bedford Street

Kingston Mills Blockhouse Museum
Kingston, Kingston Mills Road

Jones Falls Museum
Elgin, 182 Lock Road

Township of Athens and Area Heritage Museum
Athens, 1 Main Street West
Built in 1905 and opened by Sir Wilfrid Laurier, the building now houses municipal offices, a museum and theatre on the second floor. About 12 percent of Canadians are descendants of the 100,000 children who immigrated to Canada between 1870 and 1930. 

Heritage Place (Lyn) Museum
Lyn, 19 Main Street West
613-342-3785

Mallory Coach House
Mallorytown, 153 County Rd2

Rideau Canal Musuem
Smith Falls, 34 Beckwith Street South
Housed in a 19th century stone mill, the visitor information centre features four-floors of exhibits and a 15 minute video presentation.

Antique Boat Museum
Clayton NY, 750 Mary Street
A 4.5 arce campus on the St. Lawrence River comes alive from May to October with boat shows, regattas, childrens' activities, guided tours, boat-building classes and a wealth of other programs and events.

Remington Art Museum
Ogdensburg NY, 303 Washington Street
To collect, exhibit, preserve and interpret the art and archives of Frederic Remington.  Fostering an appreciation for and understanding of the artist by educating our audience in the visual arts, providing a context for Remington's art and times, and offering hands-on opportunities to individuals of all age groups.

Springfield House
Escott & Leeds
There has never been any doubt that Springfield House is a gem of a heritage structure, bu the public knowledge of the building's history has been skimpy.  What is today known as the village of Escott, was in the 1870's, more specifically called Springfield.

Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario
Smith Falls, 90 William Street West
Located on 10.5 acres in the heart of Smith Falls, the station building was build in 1912 by the Canadian Northern Ontario Railway and designated a National Historic Site in 1985.  Family and social events and programs are offered throughout the year.

Frontenac County Schools Museum
Barriefield, 414 Regent Street
The Frontenac County Schools Museum began as a project to celebrate Kingston's Tercentenary in 1973.  In 1977, the Museum Association was formally established and moved to it's present location in 1979.  FCSM offeres social and educational experiences of life in the prioneer years throught the displays of school text books, artifacts, memorabilia and photographs or view the extensive archives for research purposes.

Corrections Canada Museum
Kingston West, 555 King Street West
Built by inmate labour between 1871 and 1873, the building is a fine example of Victorian architecture.  The CSC museum houses a fascinating collection of artifacts relative to all aspects of correctional history in Canada.

The Original Hockey Hall of Fame
Kingston
Founded in 1943, Kingston's International Hockey Hall of Fame and Museum is the "Original Hockey Hall of Fame" and the oldest sports hall of fame in Canada.

MacLachlan Woodworking Museum
Kingston just west of Gananoque, 2993 Hwy2
The MacLachlan Woodworking Museum holds the most extensive, nationally significant collection of woodworking tools in Canada.

Marine Museum of the Great Lakes
Kingston Downtown, 55 Ontario Street
Founded in 1975 at the only federally build dry dock on the Great Lakes, the Marine Museum houses the original pumping station and steam engines built in 1891.  View a wide ranging collection of marine artifacts and exhibits, a significant fine art collection; and is home to The Museum Ship Alexander Henry built in 1959.

Museum of Health Care
Kingston, 32 George Street
The Story of Canadian health and medicine tells how people have preserved health and managed disease, pain, and suffering.  MOHC strives to connect visitors with the experiences of people in past times and provide context and perspective on today's health issues by preserving and promoting the rich material legacy of the medical and health care past.

Pump House Steam Museum
Kingston Downtown, 23 Ontario Street
Built in 1949 and officially opened in 1973, the Pump House was restored by the Frontenac Society of Model Engineers as their centennial gift to the City of Kingston.  When restoration began the building reminded one of an abandoned junk yard.  Today it provides an opportunity to see how machines were powered during the Victorian and Edwardian eras.

Royal Military College Museum
Kingston East within Fort Frederick
Created in 1962 to collect, conserve, research and display material relating to the history of the college, its former cadets and its site. 

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