Current Open Hours

Open by appointment
Monday - Friday  10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Contact the museum by phone or email to book your appointment.
Please try to book in advance as same day visits may not be possible.
Times outside of those listed above may be available on request.

Are you a teacher? We need your assistance.

We are adapting our museum activities to reflect the changes and challenges of the upcoming school year. We want to know what we can do to help you in your classroom!

Whether you have visited us with your class or family, or have yet to come to the museum, you are welcome to fill out our quick survey on virtual learning.

Please feel free to share with your colleagues near and far, and thank you for participating!

September 14 - Fall Hours begin - By appointment Monday-Friday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. 

September 26 - The Schools Museum is participating in Doors Open Kingston. In order to protect everyone during Covid-19, you must use the registration site to book your visit. No walk-ins will be allowed. 

"Retro Recess" -  A new addition on our "Resources" page. Recess was a chance to take a break from lessons and to play with other students. Learn the history of the games children played in the past, find out how to play them and bring back your own school-yard memories.

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

Read more about the museum in two articles on the Kingston Museums Blog  May 2018  and January 2020 

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


414 Regent Street

Barriefield, (Kingston) ON

K7K 5R1

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Phone: 613-544-9113