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Kingston Penitentiary

3.4/5
11 Reviews
Historical Site
Open from 7/23-10/31,9:00am-5:30pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1 hour
Address: 560 King St W, Kingston, ON K7L 4V7
Phone: +1-800-4372233 +1-613-5427388

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Because it took some time to pick up the car in Toronto, it was just over five o'clock when I arrived at Kingston Prison, so I could only take a look outside. The prison is next to Lake Ontario, with unobstructed views of the lake. We jokingly call it the most beautiful prison in the world. The area of the prison should be small, with a dedicated parking lot.

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  • allykatjelly1984
    allykatjelly1984
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    Unforgettable experience.

    We were initially a little confused about the parking because our GPS brought us to a nearby lot by the Portsmouth pub (which is actually a cool historic building as well) but you can drive up the pen...

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  • karenwE6123XO
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    Kingston Pen Tour - Totally Worth It

    We went the last day of the season & did the shorter tour. Can’t believe I waited this long to go. Think I will go again next year & do the extended tour. It was an amazing site to see. Our tour guide...

    Reviewed on /Date(1604400554000+0800)/
  • Tommasina M
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    Worth a trip!

    We did the extended tour which is about 2.5 hours and this is the tour I would recommend if you are only planning to visit once or if you're not from the area. The tour was very informative and you ge...

    Reviewed on /Date(1604214824000+0800)/
  • bettybN5974FN
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    Very interesting!

    We were a group of 4, and our guide Richelle was excellent. Very knowledgeable, very Interesting! This time of year very cold and damp! Would be a lot more interesting if you coul...

    Reviewed on /Date(1603989031000+0800)/
  • Drewlorens
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    Visiting the BIG House

    This was a "must" for me for awhile, and glad I finally for around to doing it today (22OCT). Ive been on a few other prison tours, such as Alcatraz ... which was great but very much hyped up. K...

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