Stop 7: Queen's University

Founded in 1841, Queen's is among Canada's most prestigious schools for study in medicine, engineering, and the arts.  It's a beautiful campus to explore on foot, and many buildings are open to the public. 

Attractions

Agnes Etherington Arts Centre

The Agnes is the ideal place to begin your exploration of Queen's. The gallery presents contemporary and historical exhibitions, featuring artworks of regional, national, and international importance.

36 University Avenue
Tues - Fri 10 am to 4:30 pm, Weekends 1pm to 5 pm
Holiday Mondays (May - Sept) 1 pm to 5 pm

www.aeac.ca

Union Gallery

Union Gallery features contemporary visual art by professional and student artists.  It is located in Stauffer Library, whose bright central atrium and spiral staircase have made it a Queen's landmark.

1st Floor Stauffer Library
May - June: Thur-Sat 11-4:30pm. Closed July and August

www.uniongallery.queensu.ca

Miller Museum of Geology

Located in the department of geological sciences, the Miller museum includes displays of unique rocks, minerals and fossils, including a dinosaur exhibit.

Miller Hall, Union St., Weekdays: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

www.geol.queensu.ca/museum/

Museum of Health Care

Connect with the history of health care in Canada's and gain persepctive on today's health issues. Located in the historic Anne Baile Building, the museum includes interactive exhibits and hosts special events.

32 George Street.
Fall/Winter/Spring - Tues to Fri, 10 am to 4 pm
Summer – Tues to Sun, 10 am to 4 pm
www.museumofhealthcare.ca

Murney Tower National Historic Site Museum 

Built in 1846 as part of the defensive Martello tower fortifications of Kingston, explore  a collection of military and domestic artifacts of 19th-century Kingston.

(10 minute walk East) King Street West.
Daily 10 am to 5 pm May 18 to Sept 2.

www.kingstonhistoricalsociety.ca