Current Open Hours

Open Tuesday and Wednesday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Thursday 9:00 a.m. to noon 

Classes and large groups by appointment. (May be arranged for times outside of our regular operating hours.)

Admission by Donation

Teachers - Bring your class to the museum for a curriculum linked experience. The 'Groups/Class Visits' page of this website has more information. 

December 7 -  A Victorian Christmas in Barriefield  (See article on this page.)

December 9-13 - Beyond the Classroom - Grade 7-8 class in the museum all week

December 16-18 - Intermediate classes in the museum

December 19 - Closing for the season. Closed to the public during January. Open in February by appointment.

Are you interested in becoming a member? - See the 'Support and Donate' page for more details including a membership form.

Read the more about the museum on the Kingston Museums Blog

Volunteers wanted - Do you have some free time to offer? Please visit the 'Support & Donate' section of this website for opportunities.

December 7  5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Deck the halls in Barriefield and enjoy a Victorian Christmas celebration in the village!

Carol Service at St Mark's Church;  Guided walking tour of Barriefield;  Christmas festivities at the Schools Museum



Family caroling service at St Mark's Anglican Church at 5:00 p.m.

After the service, depart from the church on a twenty minute walking tour of the village, lead by a guide from the Pittsburgh Historical Society. Listen to the stories behind the homes and learn more about this charming, historic village.

After the walk, warm up at the Schools Museum with a cup of hot chocolate. Let the kids make their own Christmas decoration. The merriment will continue with Christmas songs on the piano, tree decorating, and treats.

Please note: If you are unable to participate in the walking tour, the Schools Museum will be open at 6:00 p.m. immediately after the service at St. Mark's.

For more information, contact the museum.


414 Regent Street

Barriefield, (Kingston) ON

K7K 5R1

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Phone: 613-544-9113