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Marine Museum of the Great Lakes

The Marine Museum of the Great Lakes contains the largest collection of Great Lakes maritime historical material in Canada. Located on Kingston’s waterfront, the Museum is situated on the site of the old Kingston Shipyard beside the historic limestone dry dock (1890), which holds our largest artifact, the Museum Ship Alexander Henry: a 3,000 ton Coast Guard ice-breaker and buoy tender. Both the dry dock and pump room are designated a National Historic Site.

The Museum has five permanent galleries that tell the history of Great Lakes shipping and shipbuilding, shipwrecks, underwater archaeology, the life of a sailor, and the maritime history of Kingston.