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Province House National Historic Site of Canada

165 Richmond St | Corner of Univeristy Ave and Grafton St, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 1J1, 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 about the history of this magnificent example of neo-classical architecture and see how it remains a centre of political life for Islanders today.
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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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+1 902-566-7626
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"canadian history"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank sanchdog
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While I do admit it is supremely disappointing that the “birthplace of Confederation” is closed – and has been closed for some time (since 1 January 2015) – for extensive renovations and won’t be open again for “3 – 5 years,” it is still nonetheless...More

Thank PookyCake
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

We stopped in Charlottetown with our Holland American Cruise ship. The town is quaint and walkable from the port. However, the Province House national Historic Site was under renovation and we could view from the street but was not accessible to enter. It is apparently...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The province house is undergoing major renovations and in the years to come will be brilliant, however it is now a construction zone surrounded by painted plywood. If anyone was planning to make this a part of your trip hold off five years until it’s...More

Thank Glenn D
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

As others have written, it seems strange that in Canada 150 the province a House is under complete renovation. Even the windows are boarded up. Still it is a significant historical building. If you walk along New Gorge Street you see some of the other...More

Thank Lesterbeach
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Have been here several times over the years - always it has been worth the visit. I do not know the exact timing of the restoration project and realize for some this season has been a disappointment. Looking forward to the project staying on track...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Actual visit Aug 2016 They were prepping for Canada's 150 years and closed then but they made up by having outdoor activities! They had a goid skit/play and a free photo shoot with green screen.

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

I was looking forward to this, even though I live on the opposite coast of the U.S. My wife and I are history buffs, and I knew this place played an important part in the formation of Canada. So, when we finally arrived on P.E.I.,...More

Thank F4981JCmichaels
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Just returned from our Maritime Vacation. We stayed in Charlottetown for 3 days and were disappointed to find out that Province House was closed, it was fenced off on 1 side, with no access at all. This was our 2nd disappointment in Charlottetown, if we...More

Thank mktorunski
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

This is the one building I would like to have visited in Charlottetown and it was being "restored." I was surprised it wasn't done for the celebration of Canada's 100 years of confederacy.

Thank Sally P
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