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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
+1 902-566-7626
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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
+1 902-566-7626
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
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

Thank HenriettandRalph
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.

Thank PitonsFan
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
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
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

If you plan to see this building in the next little while, you will not be able to because of the renovations that are going on around and inside this building.

Thank Tracey C
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
Reviewed 30 August 2017

The legislature meets in an adjacent building. A very knowledgeable young man gave us a brief tour and explanation of government on PEI. Province House is not expected to be finished for another 3 years!

Thank travelingtoheaven
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The building itself is under construction, but, they have done a mock up of the chambers at the Confederation Centre for the Arts next door, including some original artefacts. They also had actors in characters of many of the key players in confederation which were...More

Thank Oilerman
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