The Museum is now open at its national historic site location at 55 Ontario St. Visitors are welcome to visit our storefront gallery space in the Lobby of the Museum with its display of ships models, artifacts and paintings.

Autumn-Winter hours (5 September to 19 May) - Monday to Friday: 10am to 4pm

Summer hours (20 May to Labour Day) - Monday to Sunday: 10am to 5pm


The Museum offers pre-booked guided tours of the Kingston Dry Dock National Historic Site Wednesday-Friday at various times. These tours are 45 minutes in duration. Tours are not restricted by social bubble, but are available to maximum of 15 people at a time. Book a tour now here.

Please read our COVID-19 Protocols carefully below.


Admission to the Gallery is by donation. You can also register for one of our on-site experiences:


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Kingston Dry Dock National Historic Site Guided Tours

  • Adults - $10 plus tax
  • Students/Seniors - $8 plus tax
  • Children under 10 - free

*If you are interested in booking tours for a larger group, please contact Museum staff.

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in collaboration with Improbable Escapes

  • Tickets are $17.70 (+ tax) per person
  • Groups of 2-6 people
  • Easy-medium difficulty

*If you are interested in booking for a larger group, please contact Museum staff.

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COVID-19 Protocols

Proof of vaccination is not required for gallery visits or guided tours. However, visitors are required to complete contact tracing and self-screen upon entering the Museum. Social distancing is encouraged and hand sanitizer is provided. Full list of COVID-19 protocols available here.

Please note, as of 21 March 2022, in accordance with the Province of Ontario's mask mandate lifting, face-masks are no longer required, but certainly encouraged. Please respect both staff and visitors who choose to wear one.

Come find us!

We have moved to 55 Ontario St. Kingston, ON, K7L 2Y2 from our location at Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, 55 Yonge St. Kingston, ON K7M 6G4. Limited free parking available.