Congregational Museums

The Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul have two small museums in Kingston: the Heritage Room and the Printing Room Museum.

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ACCESS

The Heritage Room and the Printing Room Museum are open to the general public by appointment only. Contact the Archivist to arrange a tour: archives@providence.ca or 613-544-4525 ext. 147

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The museum collections in the Heritage Room and the Printing Room Museum preserve the material culture of the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul and the Providence Associates.

The museum collection consists of artifacts and other materials related to the past and the on-going account of the interaction with God of those called to be Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul and of those called to be Providence Associates. The collection assists the Sisters and Associates in tracing the roots of the Congregation, in following its traditions, and in moving into the future in fidelity to the charism, spirituality and mission.

The Heritage Room and Printing Room Museum are operated in keeping with professional museum procedures and standards in Canada.

Printing Room Museum
Printing Room Museum

The Printing Room Museum is located on the ground floor of Our Mother of Sorrows Chapel at Providence Manor. The Printing Room Museum is open to the public by appointment only. Contact the Archivist for tours. 

Heritage Room
Heritage Room

The Heritage Room is an impressive one-room museum on the first floor of Providence Motherhouse. The exhibits highlight the history of the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul. The Heritage Room is open to the general public by appointment only. Contact the Archivist to arrange a tour.

Contact Us

Providence Motherhouse

1200 Princess Street, P.O. Box 427
Kingston, Ontario, K7L 4W4

613-544-4525
info@providence.ca

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