The Kings County Museum is home to 18,000 artifacts, plus houses the genealogy information of the Kings County Historical & Archival Society. We preserve and share the physical and cultural history of Kings County as well as archival materials going back as far as the Loyalist settlers of the late 18th century. A highlight of our collection is the Confederation Quilt, a crazy quilt created in 1864 from pieces of the ball gowns worn by the ladies at the Charlottetown Conference in 1864.
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Kings County Gaol is also open for tours during the summer or by appointment during the off-season. One of the oldest gaols in New Brunswick, it has the unique history of being dismantled from its original location in Kingston, hauled to Hampton and reassembled on its new site when the shiretown was moved from Kingston to Hampton.