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Bideford Parsonage Museum

Rte. 166 784 Bideford Rd | Bideford, Prince Edward Island C0B 1J0, Canada
+1 902-831-3133
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Wonderful experience in lovingly restored house

One of the loveliest historic houses we saw on PEI with one of the friendliest and informative... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
LuAnn O
,
Milton
Expertly curated

If you are a fan of LM Montgomery, this should be on your 'must visit' list. Her home when she... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
krl748
,
Charlottetown, Canada
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Rte. 166 784 Bideford Rd | Bideford, Prince Edward Island C0B 1J0, Canada
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

One of the loveliest historic houses we saw on PEI with one of the friendliest and informative guides. The process of restoration and donation is highlighted and the collection is interesting and well-displayed. I liked seeing the pantry where the original liniment cake that L.M....More

Thank LuAnn O
JaniceWayne, Directors, West Country Historical Society Inc. at Bideford Parsonage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you so much for your positive review following your recent visit to the Bideford Parsonage Museum. We are glad to hear that your experience was both informative and enjoyable. We hope that you will tell your friends about your visit to our Museum. Thank...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

If you are a fan of LM Montgomery, this should be on your 'must visit' list. Her home when she first taught school in 1894-95. Some incidents in her books have their origins here. It is so well recreated to that time, inside and out....More

Thank krl748
Reviewed 4 August 2016

The museum didn't have many articles from Lucy Maud, but local people have donated their cherished items from Maud's era. Our tour guide Shelley was highly knowledgeable and charming. We spent 90 minutes there and could have stayed much longer. Next time we'll pack a...More

Thank Dixie E
Reviewed 15 August 2015

This is a bit out of the way, and the museum is small. It is where L.M. Montgomery stayed during her first teaching position. We came after hours and called to make sure we could come late. What really made it worth it and was...More

1  Thank Josie Mae R
Reviewed 13 August 2014

We only came across the Bideford Parsonage Museum by accident--we were looking for a bathroom and they were having an open house. So glad we did. The staff were very friendly and knowledgeable, pointing out which parts and furnishings are original, what's been restored, and...More

1  Thank KathyT2
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Had not known of this house until a friend posted on facebook so added to our trip activities while vacationing on the island. My hubby and I love older homes and when we pulled up to this darling yellow house with its beautiful lawns,gardens and...More

1  Thank freckles__16
Reviewed 20 October 2013

This restored parsonage is worth a stop even if you aren't an Anne fan. It is a great glimpse into the way our not-so-distant forefathers lived. Set in a lovely location and gives you a greater appreciation of the excitement of the housewives when they...More

2  Thank Karyl H
Reviewed 3 August 2013

We came across this house while riding through the countryside and turned around to check it out and we were so glad that we did! This is a wonderful period home that just happens to be the house that the author of Anne of Green...More

2  Thank Susan P
Reviewed 4 August 2011

This house museum is wonderful, not only for its connection to the writer of Anne of Green Gables, but as a place to visit in its own right. Lucy Maud Montgomery boarded here for a year in 1894-95 when she was 19 and teaching at...More

2  Thank Mike S
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