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Hospitality & Tourism Award – 26th Kingston Business Excellence Awards

Canada’s Penitentiary Museum is very pleased to announce that we were awarded the Hospitality & Tourism Award on Sept. 22, 2022, at the 26th Kingston Business Excellence Awards organized by the Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce. It’s a great honour to have been nominated and our curator, Dave St. Onge, was able to attend the …

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Canada’s Penitentiary Museum Is Re-Opening / Le Musée pénitentiaire du Canada rouvre ses portes

On May 21, 2022, the museum will reopen to visitors and other groups for the first time in two years of pandemic. The Museum will be open Wednesday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 pm. To ensure a safe experience for everyone visiting, masks will be strongly recommended for visitors. All our staff and volunteers …

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Canada’s Penitentiary Museum Is Hiring! / Le Musée pénitentiaire du Canada embauche!

Canada’s Penitentiary Museum, located in the old Warden’s residence of Kingston Penitentiary, is looking for interested applicants for the summer season (May 17 to September 4). The Museum chronicles the history of the federal correctional system in Canada, with several floors devoted to different aspects of that long history, from escapes to contraband to inmate …

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