Kingston Penitentiary

A tour through the Kingston Penitentiary will provide a rare glimpse into Canada’s oldest and most notorious maximum security prison. Explore cell and segregation ranges, Indigenous Grounds, metal shop, recreational grounds, and much more. Tours are available in both English and French.

  • Kingston Penitentiary


Tours operate May 8 to September 1, and last between 1.5 to 2.5 hours.

Contact Information

560 King Street West

Hours: Open 9:00am to 5:00pm May 8 - June 30
Open 8:40am to 7:00pm July 2 - September 1

(613) 542-7388

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Kingston Penitentiary

560 King Street West, Kingston, ON, Canada

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