Know the Ropes: Museum News and Stories

Our Great Lakes Project

New partnership with H'art Centre to deliver "Our Great Lakes' arts-based project.

NEWS
New partnership with H'art Centre for 'Our Great Lakes' project
15 April 2022

Garden Island Ice Harvesters

How Captain H. Schuenemann and his ship the Rouse Simmons brought Christmas joy to generations of children.

STORY
Breaking the Ice: the Great Lakes Ice Harvest
1 March 2022

In The News

End of year 2021 update from the Chair of the Museum, Chris West.

MUSEUM NEWS
Word from the Chair - End of year 2021
30 December 2021

A Tribute to our Volunteers

Thank you to all our volunteers near and far. We couldn't have done it without you!

STORY
A Tribute to our Volunteers
18 December 2021

A Tribute to our Volunteers

Ariel is a significant boat in the history of the Intn'l 14' Dinghy and in Canadian sailing.

STORY
After a long COVID wait, Ariel Arrives at the Marine Museum
19 December 2021

The Christmas Tree Ship

How Captain H. Schuenemann and his ship the Rouse Simmons brought Christmas joy to generations of children.

STORY
The Christmas Tree Ship
13 December 2021

canada's corvettes

In any and all weather.

STORY
Remembering Canada's Corvettes
8 November 2021

don't bannock! it's just a ghost ship

The story of how a Kingstonian manned ship became “The Flying Dutchman” of the Great Lakes.

STORY
Don't Bannock! It's Just A Ghost Ship
30 October 2021