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Pump House Steam Museum Closed Aug. 30-31 for Set-Up

The Pump House Steam Museum will be closed Tuesday, Aug. 30 and Wednesday, August 31 as it sets up its new Learning Lab exhibit – a science exhibit aimed at kids from Kindergarten to Grade 4. “The kids put on lab coats and get clip boards to go through the exhibit’s experiments and rate them.… Keep Reading

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Pump House Steam Museum Hosting Holiday-Themed Train Show

Choo-choo on down to the Pump House Steam Museum’s new All Aboard for the Holidays train show this Saturday, December 12 and Sunday, December 13 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. “We are thrilled to announce this holiday tradition in the making! Conductors of all ages are going to love trying their skills on our… Keep Reading

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Get “Fired” Up for Free Fun at Pump House Steam Museum

Bring friends and family down to learn about firefighting in Kingston at the Pump House Steam Museum – for free – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16. The Museum, at 23 Ontario St., and Kingston Fire & Rescue are presenting a free family fun day to celebrate fire-fighting and promote fire prevention… Keep Reading

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This Year’s “Doors Open” Commemorates World War I

30 locations open to public for free June 21 Get a behind-the-doors’ look at cherished and intriguing Kingston buildings for free during Doors Open Kingston on Saturday, June 21. “This year we have special emphasis on locations with military history to commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War,” says Sue Hitchcock, Event Coordinator. Those marking… Keep Reading

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Pump House Steam Museum Announces Waterscape Lecture Series

The Pump House Steam Museum in Kingston announces a series of lectures by honoured speakers – including one who is just 14 – in conjunction with the Canada’s Waterscapes exhibition, on until September 1. Canada’s Waterscapes is a traveling exhibit from the Canadian Museum of Nature exploring five key water-based ecological systems, four of which… Keep Reading

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Historic Buildings and Museums Opening Doors to Public

Every year, a number of Kingston’s old stones and new stones – historic buildings, museums and other buildings of cultural interest – throw their doors open to visitors as part of the Ontario Heritage Trust Open Doors event. This year 25 locations are participating in Doors Open Kingston on Saturday, June 19 from 10 a.m.… Keep Reading

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