Kingston Pen Architectural Tour
Dive deep into the early history of the buildings, the architects and planners responsible for drafting and building the institution, and the design philosophy of Canada’s oldest Penitentiary. A balanced blend of the architectural integrity and stylistic inclusions will be shared throughout this 1.5-hour tour, with opportunities to photograph the magnificent exterior and interior constructions.
Please arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before the scheduled tour time as early access will not be granted. Guests will be required to wear masks, follow physical distancing, safety protocols and to stay with their guides.
Guests should be prepared for the tour by wearing appropriate footwear for indoor, outdoor and uneven surfaces and are encouraged to bring an umbrella if desired for protection from rain or sun. Tour routes cover indoor and outdoor spaces and operate in a variety of weather conditions. Please be prepared for conditions on the day of your tour.
Please note that tickets are non-refundable. If you can no longer attend your tour, you need to submit a ticket change request 72 hours prior to your scheduled tour time - parks.on.ca/contact
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