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Marine Museum of the Great Lakes

55 Ontario St, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2Y2, Canada
+1 613-542-2261
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Visiting the Marine Museum is history, literally

As others have pointed out, this excellent waterfront museum left downtown Kingston as did the... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
bearman944
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Wolfe Island, Canada
Relocated to Portsmouth Harbour - Kingston.

Temporary location so not as good as before. The icebreaker ALEXANDER HENRY has left town... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2017
Rob C
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  • Excellent41%
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  • Average10%
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55 Ontario St, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2Y2, Canada
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

As others have pointed out, this excellent waterfront museum left downtown Kingston as did the icebreaker. I have not visited any displays relocated at Olympic Harbour in Portsmouth.

Thank bearman944
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Temporary location so not as good as before. The icebreaker ALEXANDER HENRY has left town. Hopefully the Museum will find a permanent home soon.

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Due to complete stupidity (in my opinion) on the part of the City of Kingston the museum property was sold to a developer and the museum is no longer. The Alexander Henry is gone and all the artifacts are in storage at the Portsmouth Olympic...More

Thank grapefruits
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Soon this museum will be gone forever as the owner has not renewed the Museum lease siting loss of income. Only good news is the local SCUBA community is trying to get the boat sunk out front of Kingston in Lake Ontario for an attraction...More

Thank altarose22
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I rated this as very good based on a past visit to the Museum. Back in the day there was a land based museum that was very informative, and the ice breaker ship was actually used as a B & B affiliated with the museum...More

1  Thank sbstitcher
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Despite all of the advertisements for it, unfortunately the museum has had to close down due to the owner of the mooring charging more than they can afford. Apparently the museum is trying to find alternative ways to re-open, but not in the near-future. I've...More

1  Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

This floating museum in Kingston is just okay. It was very hot inside and could of opened some windows or have fans. It would also be good if there was a makeover inside, just to freshen it up.

1  Thank johnsR7389PQ
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Enjoyed the museum and historical information about the dry dock. The most memorable part is touring the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Alexander Henry. You are able to walk and climb all through the ship. Be careful if you bring children there are a lot of...More

Thank AnneMarie61
Reviewed 16 July 2016

They continue to advertise around Kingston, urging visitors to come visit. Yet when we arrived we found it was closed. Would have been nice to let hotels know so the posters would be taken down

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 13 July 2016

A great piece of history, including the Coast Guard ship Alexander Henry. Ship was towed away this week and museum will be shut down next month. Really sad, City of Kingston leadership botched this one.

Thank BJ V
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