NEW HOURS September to December
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Other times may be possible, by appointment. Please call the museum 613 544-9113
Come and see our new displays
New book available in time for Christmas!
"Good Old Schools Days" is a compilation of articles written by Gord Sly for the Schools Museum
and published in The Kingston Whig-Standard from 2014 to the present.
The stories are from Kingston area and beyond, some going back as far as the eighteenth century.
Step back in time to those 'good old school days' of your youth and past generations.
A great Christmas gift or stocking stuffer.
Contact the museum to reserve your copy now.
November 20 - December 15
Class bookings are available between 9:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Dates are filling up. Reserve a spot for your class soon.
Book your time by calling the museum 613 544-9113 or by emailing us at
Experience social and educational life in the pioneer years through the displays of school text books, artifacts, memorabilia and photographs. You may even identify a great-grandparent!
The museum has extensive archives for research purposes. Please call to book appointments.
Bring your family to our schoolroom set in the style of a one-room rural school house in the 1900-1930 era. The desks and artifacts were collected from the schools which at one time dotted the countryside.
Sit at a wooden desk, write on a slate with a slate pencil. Browse through old Ontario readers. Try your skill at some arithmetic facts and solve problems encountered in the past!