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Military Communications and Electronics Museum

CFB Kingston on 95 Craftsman Blvd., Highway #2, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
+1 613-541-4675
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Very interesting Military Museum.

Stopped over as we're family of sorts and was impressed. Must see if you like Military items and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rob R
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Sydney, Australia
Signals museum

Great staff and exhibits. Tour guide is ex military signals person.. fantastic descriptions of... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
mradtech
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Kingston, Canada
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CFB Kingston on 95 Craftsman Blvd., Highway #2, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped over as we're family of sorts and was impressed. Must see if you like Military items and stories.

Thank Rob R
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Great staff and exhibits. Tour guide is ex military signals person.. fantastic descriptions of all the fantastic exhibits...a must see for all adults and children that visit the Kingston area....informative part of Canadian military past and present! Close to Royal Military College, Fort Henry and...More

Thank mradtech
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

We enjoyed seeing all the technology from past years. I was really interested in the wireless operations from WW II in the planes. It is a good museum to see.

Thank Barbara C
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is a good museum about subject matter that typically gets overlooked in the historical narrative. It does a good job of covered the Canadian military (and really universal) evolution of communications through several time periods. It was fun to see all of the different...More

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

my husband was floored by this museum. He couldnt believe Kingston had such museum. He was really impress by how it was kept and vastness of exhibit.. The entrance fee is by donations. My son gone crazy as soo much to see. he likes military...More

Thank Maria C
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Located on the outskirts of Kingston Ont on the edge of a military base. Operated by retired and volunteer military personnel. Many artifacts from spark radio equipment, WWII spy radios, Enigma machine and recent radars. Admittance by voluntary donation. Many more items in gift shop...More

Thank Lionwag
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

While in Kingston we visited this place. The entrance fee is by donations. A lot of different displays from military past. Great for people who are into military communications and electronics.

Thank Sonja G
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Karen Y, Manager at Military Communications and Electronics Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review Sonja! I hope you will come visit the museum again.

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

They have expanded their exhibits substantially since our last visit many years ago. They now have many real life communication vehicles inside for viewing and lots of new displays. Overall, the museum is very interesting. They do a great job chronicling the evolution of military...More

Thank FuzzyBeaver
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Karen Y, Manager at Military Communications and Electronics Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review and for advocating for the museum! I am glad you had a good visit. The new extension to the museum has allowed us to put out more of our collection and it has made a real difference.

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Hubby wanted to go here; i thought i would be bored but this free museum [please donate] has excellent displays, including one about the Vimy Memorial. Do go! [ Also ots to interest 2 grandsons, 11 & 13]

Thank LoyalFox
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Karen Y, Manager at Military Communications and Electronics Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

I am so glad you enjoyed your visit to the museum! Our Vimy Ridge exhibit has been very well received.

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Reviewed 18 June 2017

The Military Communications and Electronics Museum has an interesting collection of Canadian, and international "signals-related" artifacts. Certainly worth a detour for anyone with an interest in military history.More

Thank Adam H
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Karen Y, Manager at Military Communications and Electronics Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thank you so much for visiting the museum. Our exhibits are in both French and English, but because of space constraints they are not always side by side. There is a lot of military jargon and we are trying to correct that. Tour guides are...More

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