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June 7, 2016

Get a behind-the-doors'  look at some of Kingston's most interesting places for free during Doors Open Kingston on Saturday, June 18.

"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  for further location details).

  • Agnes Etherington Art Centre – 36 University Avenue at Bader Lane
  • Benidickson House (Summerhill East) – west of Arch Street north of Stuart Street
  • Canada's Penitentiary Museum – 555 King St. W.
  • Church of the Good Thief - 735 King St. W.
  • City Hall - 216 Ontario St.
  • Graham's Pharmacy - 328 King St. E.
  • Her Majesty's Canadian Ship Cataraqui - 24 Navy Way
  • Kingston Area Recycling Centre – 196 Lappan's Lane
  • Kingston Lawn Bowling Club – 100 Napier St.
  • Kingston Police Headquarters – 705 Division St.
  • Kingston Theatre Organ Society – 89 Kirkpatrick St.
  • McLachlan Woodworking Museum – 2993 Highway 2 East
  • Murney Tower National Historic Site - 2 King St. W.
  • Museum of Health Care at Kingston – 32 George St.
  • Pump House Steam Museum – 23 Ontario St.
  • Queen's University Archives - 11 Medical Quadrangle (Kathleen Ryan Hall)
  • St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church – 130 Clergy St. E.
  • St. Lawrence College - 100 Portsmouth Ave.
  • St. Paul's Anglican Church – 137 Queen St.
  • W.D. Jordan Special Collections and Music Library – 93 University Ave. (in Queen's University's Douglas Library)

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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 and join the conversation on social media.

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