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Doors Open to public for free on June 17

June 7, 2017 -

Get a behind-the-doors' look at some of Kingston's most interesting places for free during Doors Open Kingston on Saturday, June 17.

"Use Doors Open as an excuse to get out and explore your city. Kingston has so much to offer and seeing these places is a great way to connect with, and learn about, the role these sites play in shaping the Kingston of today and tomorrow," says Sue Hitchcock, event coordinator.

Most of these locations will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (see www.doorsopenontario.on.ca/Kingston for further location details).

  • Agnes Etherington Art Centre – 36 University Avenue at Bader Lane
  • Almost Home – 118 William St.
  • Benidickson House (Summerhill East) – west of Arch Street north of Stuart Street
  • Canada's Penitentiary Museum – 555 King St. W.
  • Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario – 25 King St. W.
  • City Hall - 216 Ontario St.
  • Frontenac County Schools Museum – 414 Regent St., Barriefield
  • Her Majesty's Canadian Ship Cataraqui – 24 Navy Way
  • Islamic Centre of Kingston – 1477 Sydenham Rd. (Note: This site is open Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • Kingston Area Recycling Centre – 196 Lappan's Lane
  • Kingston Police Headquarters – 705 Division St.
  • Kingston Theatre Organ Society Centre – 89 Kirkpatrick St.
  • Kingston Yacht Club – 1 Maitland St.
  • Military Communications and Electronics Museum – 95 Craftsman Blvd.
  • Museum of Health Care at Kingston – 32 George St.
  • Pump House History in Motion – 23 Ontario St.
  • Queen's Solar Education Centre – 244 Sir John A Macdonald Blvd.
  • Rogers K-Rock Centre - 1 Tragically Hip Way
  • Royal Canadian Horse Artillery Brigade Association – 193 Ontario St.
  • Royal Military College of Canada - Currie Building – 15 Valour Dr.
  • Royal Military College of Canada - Mackenzie Building – 17 Valour Dr.
  • St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church – 130 Clergy St. E.
  • St. George's Cathedral – 270 King St. E.
  • St. Mark's Anglican Church – 268 Main St., Barriefield
  • St. Paul's Anglican Church – 137 Queen St.
  • Sydenham Street United Church – 82 Sydenham St.
  • W.D. Jordan Rare Books and Special Collections – 93 University Ave. (in Queen's University's Douglas Library)

About the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 125,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. Kingston is focusing on being smart and livable as it pursues its vision to become Canada's most sustainable city. We focus on environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality –ensuring that today's decisions don't compromise our future. 

Please visit www.CityofKingston.ca and join the conversation on social media.

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Media contact: For more information call the communications department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.