What will you Discover in Kingston?

Posted by Maha Shahbazian on Monday, February 16th, 2015 at 10:03am.

The Bellevue House - Image Credit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:BellevueHouse-Kingston.JPG

Whether you live in Kingston or you are just passing through, it is beneficial to know what the area has to offer you in terms of entertainment. Fortunately, there are so many things to discover in Kingston including historical artifacts and several marinas. Here are some of the top spots you should check out if you are visiting.

The Museums

There are a number of museums that are worth checking out for both educational and entertainment purposes. The Bellevue House was the home of Canada's first Prime Minister. The house and the landscape are kept just the same as it would have been when he lived there and has costumed staff. The MacLachlan Woodworking Museum is a place you can go to see antique carpentry tools.

The museum was created in the year 1967 to contain a collection for a Centennial Project made from a disassembled and reassembled log house. There are projects you can take place in in the workshop. You can try your hand at building a canoe or a simple carving job.

The Pump House Steam Museum is a place to enjoy science, technical, and engineering in all its wonder. The Pump house is on one of the oldest water works in Canada. The museum has many of the original pumps animated so you can see exactly how it works.

Fort Henry is a great family activity. It will take you into military history. The staff will dress up and hold events in the restored fort during the summer. There are events for kids like the Kids Major Fun Day and events for everyone like Marine Weekend and the Grand Military Tattoo.

The Things You Can Discover Are Endless

In Kingston there are so many more things to see including The Marine Museum of the Great Lakes, The Queen's University, the Agnes Etherington Art Centre, and many more attractions.

Leave a Comment