Quality Inn & Suites 1000 Islands
650 King St. East
Gananoque, ON K7G 1H3
Phone: (613) 382-1453
Fax: (613) 382-4781
Arts & Museums
This beautiful museum located in Gananoque, is dedicated to preserve the history and culture of the 1000 Islands area. With beautiful exhibits belonging to the olden times, this museum tells a story which reflects the culture and heritage of 1000 Islands. The Cutty Sark ship model along with others are truly breathtaking. A visit to this magnificent museum will surely acquaint you with the times and life of 1000 Islands. Regular events and programs are conducted at the museum to keep visitors entertained.
The Thousand Island Park Historic District is located at Orleans, New York. It has a total of 294 structures which are still are still extant. This historic district was incorporated in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1982.
Of particular interest at this local history museum is the lovely replica of a turn of the century village square in 1903 town hall.
This interesting craft museum showcases handwoven fabric and other regional artistry.
The Antique Boat Museum has the biggest collection of classic and antique freshwater boats in the continent. If you are interested in nautical history, then this is definitely a fascinating place to visit. Its 4.5 acres (1.82 hectares) campus consists of 10 buildings with exhibit spaces, archives, a library and dockage. You will find an impressive display of early launches, runabouts, engines and St. Lawrence Skiffs. You will get a glimpse of the fine woodwork craftsmanship of these vessels. Take the sailing trips offered during your visits to this unique museum. It is the home of the the Antique Boat Show and Auction and the Antique Raceboat Regatta.
Featuring a collection of nearly 5000 items, the Military Communications and Electronics Museum is a beautiful museum that chronicles and displays military history with focus on technology applied in communications as well as electronics spectrum. For more details, visit website.
The RMC Museum is a prestigious military museum that houses archives about the college history. At the Royal Military College Museum, you will get to learn what ever there is to know about the Royal Military College.
The Marine Museum of the Great Lakes is the place where the original steam engines and pumping station are housed. The main collection includes various marine artifacts, fine art works and more. This museum also houses one of the biggest study center and libraries in Kingston named Gordon C. Shaw Study Centre and Audrey Rushbrook Memorial Library. Most exhibitions held here are about, shipping technologies, a sailor's life and everything associated with marine life. They also offer educational programs and group tours that makes the overall experience educating and entertaining. To learn more about the place, do visit their website
A joint endeavor of the National Hockey League and the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association, the Kingston’s International Hockey Hall of Fame and Museum dates back to 1943. For more details, check website.
Managed and maintained by the Kingston Historical Society, the Murney Tower is an important tourist attraction. This museum showcases objects and artifacts that were actually used by soldiers and locals in the past era.
As the name suggests, The Museum of Health Care is a museum that chronicles and displays objects pertaining to the medical history. Apart from giving an insight into the history of the medical field or practices in the past, it also touches base with modern day medicine. For more details, check website.
Located inside the Queen's University, the Agnes Etherington Art Centre is one of the finest art centers in the city. This place holds exhibits by the students of the university as also by other famed and upcoming artists. There are some splendid works in modernist and post-modernist themes that are a delight to look at. Besides, one can also attend the amazing lectures, educational programs, group tours, exhibitions and other events held here. To know more about the place, check the website.