Murney Tower Historic Site

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Murney Tower Historic Site offers an insight into Kingston's extensive military heritage. As part of the Kingston Fortifications, history comes alive inside one of the four original towers built to defend Kingston and the Rideau Canal. 

 Murney Tower is now closed for 2017. We open again on the Victoria Day weekend 2018, and look forward to seeing you then! 

Though the building is owned by Parks Canada, the museum is maintained
by the Kingston Historical Society. As a result, we cannot accept
Discovery Passes.Proceeds from Admission help to preserve and maintain
the museum and its artefacts.

Our Admission Rates are: 

Group (3-7 adults)..............$12
Children (12 and under).......Free

Service Animals: All service animals are welcome.

Organised student tours are $3.50/student. The first 3 supervisors are
free and any other supervisors $5 as per the usual admission prices.
Once we know the number of students and supervisors, we will create an
invoice for the group leader with the total cost of the visit. Payment
can be made either online before the day of the tour or on the day of
the tour with cash, credit, or cheque (made payable to Murney Tower
National Historic Site).

Murney Tower is a multi-level building accessable by staircase only. Due to the historic nature of the museum the heart of the building has all of the original flooring which is uneven in certain areas.

Washrooms: Currently the washrooms are NOT fully accessible.
Accessible Parking: The parking lot at our site has one accessible parking spot.
If you have any questions or comments regarding accessibility at the Museum or for more information contact us and we would be happy to help plan your visit.

For information and to plan your next visit, contact us at (613) 507-5181
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