KINGSTON: Eastern Ontario's Exciting Getaway Destination. Every year more and more people are finding Kingston is a great place to spend a weekend or a week.
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Kingston's Bodies of Water:
(1) International Hockey Museum
Relive great memories with heroes of the past and present at the International Hockey Museum. Its collection of photographs and mementos.
(2) Wolfe Islander III Ferry Ferry Schedules
The Wolfe Islander III is in operation all year. It holds approximately 55 cars and 330 passengers per trip.
Crossing Time = 20 min.
The Wolfe Island Ferry operates from the Marysville Dock (summer) from ICE OUT to ICE IN at which time it moves to the Dawson Point Dock (winter). Low water conditions in the village can cause an earlier departure of the ferry to the winter dock.
The ferry serves as a vital life-line to the Island's long established community. It also services the many thousands of people visiting Wolfe Island and coming from the States in to Canada
Ferrying to the Island has a long history. In 1904, Wolfe Island bought the original Wolfe Islander; in 1946, the Ontario government bought the Wolfe Islander II and in 1964, the province assumed ferry control and initiated free highway access.
(3) The Kingston Mills Blockhouse
The Kingston Mills Blockhouse on the Rideau Canal provides a look into the life of an 1839 soldier. Kingston Mills Road, 2km north of Hwy.401.
(4) The MacLachlan Woodworking Museum
The MacLachlan Woodworking Museum features displays and demonstrations that illustrate 19th century life... Women at Work, Logging and Lumbering, Canadian Planemakers.
(5) The Miller Museum of Geology and Mineralogy
The Miller Museum of Geology and Mineralogy at Queen's University displays a collection of rocks, minerals and fossils from the Kingston area's geological history.
(6) The Military Commmunications and Electronics Museum
The Military Commmunications and Electronics Museum is North America's largest specialized communications museum. Explore communications history from 1867 to modern day.
(7) Canada's Penitentiary Museum
Canada's Penitentiary Museum provides a glimpse of the history of Canada's penitentiaries through rare pictures and early punishment equipment. See our fascinating collection of contraban and artifacts.
(8) The Kingston Archaeological Centre
The Kingston Archaeological Centre offers an impressive display representing more than 8,000 years of the Kingston region.
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