Main Season

Kingston Pen Tours offers a unique opportunity to explore Canada's oldest maximum-security prison. Closed in 2013 and designated as a National Historic Site, it is an amazing historical building, predating Canada's confederation in 1867. Tours include the Standard, Extended and Express. We look forward to seeing you this season!

Tour Admission 

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Prices includes all fees and HST.

Admission Fee
Standard Tour $42.13
Extended Tour $81.13
Express Tour $27.13


April 5 - October 31, 2024*

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

*Open daily 7 days a week

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Kingston residents receive a discount of 20% off their tour ticket.
To access this discount, you must have an account and have a valid Kingston postal code associated with your account. To associate a postal code with your account, you must log in and click "Update Details". Proof of residency with a valid postal code will be verified upon entry to the site.


Join us this August for Movie Night at Kingston Penitentiary

This summer, Kingston Pen Tours welcomes back a series of outdoor movie screenings at Kingston Penitentiary, after dark! Bring your own chair and arrive early at this unique film experience.

Guests will also view a feature area of Kingston Penitentiary and experience a special presentation that relates to the screening. 

Refund Policy


  • All ticket sales are final. Tickets are non-refundable, and non-transferable. Full Terms and Conditions may be viewed here.
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560 King St W
Kingston, ON
K7L 4V7