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.


23 Ontario Street
Kingston, Ontario
K7L 2Y2



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We are open for timed experiences only.


Outdoor walking tours occur Wednesdays at 2:00pm and Thursdays to Saturdays at 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM

Indoor museum tours occur Tuesdays at 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM, and 3:00 PM and Wednesdays to Saturdays at 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM, and 3:00 PM

Indoor children's education programs occur Wednesdays to Saturdays at 9:30 AM and 11:00 AM


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Outdoor Walking Tours

60-minute tours

$5.00 + HST per person

Indoor Museum Tours

45-minute tours

1-3 guests: $15.00 + HST for the group
4-9 guests: $25.00 + HST for the group

Indoor Children's Education Programs

60-minute programs

Super-Duper Engineer
(0-4 years of age)

Bravery to Belonging: A Journey
(5-9 years of age)

Conscious Quest: Canada's Refugee Response

(9-13 years of age)

1-4 guests: $20.00 for the group
5-9 guests: $30.00 for the group

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