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Murney Tower National Historic Site

General Information

Barrie and King Streets
Kingston, ON K7L 4V6

phone: 613-544-9925
website: http://www.kingstonmuseums.ca/murney-tower-national-historic-site-of-canada


Built in 1846 during the Oregon crisis, as part of Kingston defenses against American invasion. Until 1890, soldiers and their families were quartered in the tower, which now houses a collection of relevant military artifacts including a 32-lb cannon.

Operating: May to September