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Beaconsfield Historic House

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Address: 2 Kent St, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 1M6, Canada
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great historic house that can be toured

This historic place can be toured (for a price). The outside is nice, the inside even nicer. Don't miss out.

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Breukelen Ut
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This historic place can be toured (for a price). The outside is nice, the inside even nicer. Don't miss out.

1 Thank WorldTravelOne
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

There is not necessarily a lot to see here as it is a normal sized house, but with a nice location. There are events like strawberry socials which run at times in this house, but in terms of history it is not particularly important, and not really worth going out of the way for.

Thank FirstCircle
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

A must-see historic site. Staff are very knowledgeable and do an excellent job of explaining exhibits. A great non-rushed visit!

2 Thank Kevin J
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146 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We wanted to see this historic house and left with a feeling of warmth and family as the tour guide walked us through the various rooms of the house and explained the family situation and also the restoration of this beautiful house. The grounds are also exceptional. Very reasonable price for the tour.

2 Thank limeyca
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Likely the most famous home in Charlottetown. Well laid out and furnished in period furniture of the period. A great way to seen how the rich and famous of this city once lived.

1 Thank 179wesleys
Albany, New York
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This historic house is situated on a rise overlookin the water. The architecture both inside and out is worth the visit. We had a wonderful guide who was knowledgeable about both the architecture and the history.

1 Thank Michael C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Only $5 and includes a 20min tour, a lovely example of early Victorian house. Won't use much of your time and worth a look.

2 Thank VinceDarwin
Brooks, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is an absolutely stunning house. Great tour guide and information about the house. The floors and lights I found the most impressive.

3 Thank Rovadeli
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Don't pass by the house because it looks plain on the outside. The interior is exquisitely decorated and furnished. Reasonable admission.

4 Thank Tom I
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Very nice tour of a beautiful home. The furniture & decoration are all great to look at. Our tour guide did a great job. My grandmother had lived in this house as a student back in the 1940s so it was wonderful to see the history behind it.

5 Thank geepear

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