Welcome to the PumpHouse

Step into Kingston's first waterworks in operation from 1851 to 1952. Today, this magnificent building continues to serve the public as a community museum.

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Site Tours

Discover our new 2020 exhibition Collecting Histories.

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23 Ontario St.
Kingston, ON
K7L 2Y2



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In accordance with the Provincewide Shutdown the PumpHouse museum is closed to the public. We look forward to welcoming you back to the PumpHouse soon and remain committed to following reopening directions as they are received from the Province of Ontario, KFLA Public Health and the City of Kingston.



Guided Site Tours

45-minute tours 
1-3 guests: $15+HST
4-9 guests: $25+HST

Youth Learning Opportunities

Super-Duper Conductor

Protective Detective

1-4 guests: $20+HST
5-9 guests: $30+HST

MFAP / My Kingston Program Members
50% reduction in fees (please call for booking details).