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Government House

1 Terry Fox Dr, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 0E8, Canada
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Lovely place with great views

The grounds are open to the public, not the house itself. The grounds a lovely and the views over... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
TravelManagerLoveIt
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Greater Newcastle, Australia
Beautiful

I had the honour of visiting here last week, on a private group tour. We had morning tea with the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mommalou4
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1 Terry Fox Dr, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 0E8, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The grounds are open to the public, not the house itself. The grounds a lovely and the views over the water are just lovely.

Thank TravelManagerLoveIt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the honour of visiting here last week, on a private group tour. We had morning tea with the Governor and his lovely wife, who also gave us an informative tour of the beautiful home. The grounds & view are gorgeous as well. Thank...More

Thank mommalou4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place for a group photo if nothing else, standing where the Fathers of Confederation did in 1864. If you are there on a tour day (usually week days in July and August) they are only 30 minutes or so and the...More

Thank krl748
Reviewed 14 May 2017

The building is surrounded by a lawn and a fence. The building cannot be toured as it is in official use.

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 13 April 2017

There isn't always necessarily a reason to be here, as it is a residence of the Lieutenant Governor at most times. It will occasionally open up for other reasons - garden parties or levees - but in passing looks like a medium sized mansion with...More

Thank Edward W
Reviewed 3 March 2017

If you are in the Charlottetown area and are a history buff, you really need to visit Government House. It speaks to the history of our country in important ways. Highly recommended.

Thank GlobeTrotterNL1
Reviewed 22 February 2017

dropped in to see house...arge...old...very interesting...kept very well...lots of history...beautiful grounds...lovely rose garden

Thank _wheatleybonnielee
Reviewed 27 November 2016

The four of were off of the Celebrity Summit. We did a lot of walking and we came upon Government House. We walked about the grounds and into the garden. The weather was exceptional for October. A pleasant visit indeed.

Thank sheltercove
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Government House or Fanningbank is the Official Residence of the Lieutenant Governor of PEI since 1834. The house is only open to visitors in July and August. Guided visits are provided in both French and English. The house is full of early Canadian history and...More

Thank UnforgettableRome
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The view is beautiful. If you can get in the house it is worth a visit also - For PEI it is great - as good as many of the mansions that we have visited over the years. The grounds are worth seeing - especially...More

Thank Tom S
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