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Province House National Historic Site of Canada

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The birthplace of Confederation and the seat of PEI's provincial legislature since 1847, Province House National Historic Site is Charlottetown's most significant cultural landmark. Walk in the footsteps of the Fathers of Confederation as you learn...more
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165 Richmond St | Corner of Univeristy Ave and Grafton St, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 1J1, Canada
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous house in a Very peaceful area with a stunning garden and relaxing water view. Was closed for the long weekend but definitely enjoyed the exterior and had the garden all to ourself ❤️

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 September 2018

The building was under construction so unable to really take it in. I was able to walk on the sidewalk around it, but not the actual grounds as they were fenced off.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

How surprised I was to visit Charlottetown recently and to see that Province House is STILL under renovations. This has been going on for years. I'm sure locals and tourists alike will be happy to see this completed.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Although Province House was closed, we enjoyed the replica that was in place. The kids loved doing their Xplorer Booklets. Great history lesson!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

Difficult to rate as it was closed when I was there. There was a replica of one room at the Confederation Centre for the Arts

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

The building is currently closed for reconstruction, so couldn’t go inside nor really see much of the outside.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

excellent exhibition and reconstructed chamber, with film telling you all about the making of Canada. We were told later that the story has been "cleansed" as most of it was done in the pub/ale house!!!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Margaret G
Reviewed 29 May 2018

This is a very historic site in Canadian history. In 1864 the meeting that set out the basic plan for Confederation that took place in 1867, took place in this building. Since then the building has acted as the Procincial Legislature. It has been under...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Alan S
Reviewed 2 May 2018

I visited the temporary location on the upper level of the Charlottetown Confederation Centre of the Arts in the offseason. They had displays and an interactive video explaining the Charlottetown Conference and those involved. I asked the staff member working the exhibit a question and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Paul B
Reviewed 16 February 2018

My wife and I were most excited about going through the Province House, particularly as it was during the 150th celebrations for the birthplace of Confederation. We were most disappointed when we turned up for a tour and found that it was closed for renovation....More

Date of experience: October 2017
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