Come And Imagine What It Was Like
The Frontenac County Schools Museum began as a project to celebrate Kingston's Tercentenary in 1973. A small group of retired educators spent many hours researching schools, photographing sites, collecting books and artifacts, and microfilming hundreds of school records. In 1977, the Museum Association was formally established. The museum opened to the public in 1979. In 2006, it moved to its present location, 414 Regent Street, in historic Barriefield Village.
Fall Season Hours

Monday and Wednesday 9:30 a.m. - 12 noon. Other times available by appointment 613 544-9113.

At the Museum in December 2016

  • December 5-9    Beyond Classrooms - Truedell Public School
  • December 13      class visit - J. R. Henderson Public School
  • December 14      class visit - Yarker Family School
  • December 20      class visit - LaSalle students
  • December 21      class visit - LaSalle students
  • December 21      CLOSED for Holidays


414 Regent Street
Barriefield, (Kingston) ON
K7K 5R1


Phone: 613-544-9113
Official KAM Selected Treasure
A letter of condolence to Lady Macdonald upon the death of her husband, Sir John A. Macdonald
Collection of Canadian Authors
For King and Country
A Story of 1812
    Year-round Museum activities include participation in:
  • Classroom lessons with a "Schoolmistress"
  • Special Events
  • Heritage Interpretation through viewing and discussing exhibits in the Gallery
  • Identifying Artifacts used in Pioneer Schools
  • Enjoying the books used in early times
  • Research facilities