Experience living history. Take a journey across time—in the Morrin’s dark prison, elegant college, and breathtaking library.

Our Writings

Our Writings is a walking tour examining writers like Charles Dickens, Mark Twain and Margaret Atwood, and the places in our magnificent city which inspired them.

Discovery tour

Built over 200 years ago to house a prison, the Morrin Centre is now also the home to one of the world’s most beautiful libraries. This National Historic Site is yours to discover.


Come sample traditional teas, a variety of sandwiches, and delicious teatime treats, while boning up on Victorian etiquette and teatime customs in our historic library which boasts a collection of over 26,000 books.