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Murney Tower National Historic Site

King Street & Barrie Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
+1 613-572-5181
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Huge when you're inside!

Though this Martello Tower ended up not seeing any action, the Kingston Historical Society have... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Auchterarder, United Kingdom
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Nice tour

Good historical information and some surprising facts. You can learn a lot on the internet, but... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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King Street & Barrie Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
+1 613-572-5181

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Though this Martello Tower ended up not seeing any action, the Kingston Historical Society have brought it to life as it was used to garrison soldiers and their families, also houses s 35lb cannon and lots of other weaponry and artifacts from 1812 and since....More

Thank Brinylobster
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good historical information and some surprising facts. You can learn a lot on the internet, but seeing is worth it.

Thank cdnchoach
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small historical site. The entrance fee is a $5 donation to the local historical society. Kids are free. There are 3 levels with a cool cannon on the top. The bottom had a dungy like looking basement and the majority of the...More

Thank Tytusmk
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just a quick stop while exploring Kingston. Cost $4 to enter, pets allowed. Beautiful views of the waterfront.

Thank Shana M
Reviewed 15 May 2017

It is sitting right by the Lake and has a parking lot right next to it, so a nice picnic spot. Not sure if it is something you can go into as it looked closed when we went by.

Thank Kassie1605
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Walk along the waterfront and you will see historical buildings and museums. The history on this walk is found in brochures from the Travel Office. The walk takes about one hour of more but when the buildings are open the history is alive and presented...More

Thank 24thIDTraveller
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Anyone coming to Kingston that wants a quick visit to cover off the historical significance of the city should try to make a stop during the normal hours of this attraction. A quick relatively easy access spot, the persons on site are extremely informative. I...More

1  Thank xXMalcolm_MXx
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This was a very cool site to visit, and you can walk the perimiter. Unfortunately, they don't have tours after the summer is over.

Thank Laura V
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We tried to go but it was closed for the season. We couldn't even park in the attached lot thanks to people parking for the hospital across the street. We would have settled for a walk around the place if we could have parked. Disappointed.

Thank pdubya_63
Reviewed 23 September 2016

The Murney tower was open for a tour one day while I was walking down on the waterfront, and I went in for the tour. The guardhouse and rooms were well maintained. It was particularly impressive to trek up to the top of the tower,...More

Thank William B
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