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Murney Tower

Stop 5


Murney Tower

Explore 1800s defensive tower, Murney Tower, located in MacDonald Park. Take in sights nearby, like waterfront pathways, Richardson Bath House and the beloved Gaskin Lion.

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More About the Murney Tower Museum

Built in 1846 as part of the defensive Martello Tower fortifications of Kingston. Explore a unique collection of military and domestic artifacts of 19th-century Kingston.


Featured Attractions

Richardson Bath House

Recently renovated and reopened in 2023, the Richardson Bath House was built in 1919 and now houses public washrooms and change rooms for the nearby Richardson Beach.

Gord Downie Memorial Pier

Named after the iconic lead singer of the Tragically Hip, Gord Downie Memorial Pier features access to swimming and green space along Lake Ontario.

Waterfront Pathways

The paved Waterfront Pathways allow for walking and cycling access along picturesque Lake Ontario, stretching for 8km from Lake Ontario Park to Emma Martin Park.

“Time” Art Installation by Kosso Eloul

Located just steps away from Gord Downie Memorial Pier along the Waterfront Pathway, “Time” is an art installation designed by Kosso Eloul in 1975 and gifted to the City of Kingston.


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Route Stop 6

Murney Tower

  • National Historic Site
  • Waterfront pathways
  • Nearby parks

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Explore Kingston by Classic, Red Trolley.

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