Lucy Maud Montgomery Birthplace
The 1850’s home, where the famous author of Anne of Green Gables Lucy Maud Montgomery was born, now houses a collection of memorabilia connected with her, including the replica of her wedding dress and personal scrapbooks.
This institution presents the lifelong study and work of Mr. Willie Labrie of Kamouraska, Quebec: North America’s finest private collection of over 700 mounted birds. Also exhibited are displays of Maritime fur-bearing animals and of butterflies from around the world.
Farmers’ Bank of Rustico Museum / Doucet House
The Farmers’ Bank is a museum commemorating the work of Father Georges-Antoine Belcourt between 1859 & 1869 in Rustico. The Bank was an important link in the establishment of “Les Caisses populaires” and “Credit Unions”. Visit the Doucet House, a fantastic example of a traditional Acadian home dated ca. 1772 and one of the oldest buildings in PEI!
Archives Council of Prince Edward Island
The Archives Council of Prince Edward Island was formed in January 1987. Some of its goals are to provide a network for archival cooperation throughout the province, to promote the archival preservation and conservation of Prince Edward Island’s historical documentary sources and to promote public understanding and use of both archives and the historical resources of the province.
Beaconsfield Historic House
Designed and built by W.C. Harris in 1877 for James and Edith Peake, Beaconsfield was one of Charlottetown’s most elegant homes. Today, Beaconsfield Historic House stands as an example of Victorian architecture with many original features, and, has a fascinating story to tell. Beaconsfield House is a provincial site administered by the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation.
Confederation Centre Art Gallery
Because the Art Gallery’s collection and programming reflect on Canadian identity and the origin and evolution of the country, expect to see a mix of traditional art forms such as painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, and sculpture, plus newer digital media presentations, installations employing diverse technologies and contemporary interdisciplinary practices.
Explore the Story of Confederation at the striking replica of Province House’s Confederation Chamber. “A Building of Destiny” explains in video format the significance of the 1864 Charlottetown Conference and nearby Province House National Historic Site.
Prince Edward Island Lighthouse Society
The purpose of the Prince Edward Island Lighthouse Society is to aid in the preservation of the lighthouses of the area and to work with the Canadian Coast Guard and other agencies, both government and non-profit groups, to achieve the safekeeping of the buildings, artifacts and records of Prince Edward Island Lighthouses.
The Prince Edward Island Regiment Museum
Established in 1989 and located in the Queen Charlotte Armouries, the Prince Edward Island Regiment Museum exhibits artifacts and photographs relating to the military history of the militia on Prince Edward Island. Tours can be arranged, as well as a slide show on the history of the PEI Regiment.
School Street House
School Street or Walthen Drive as it is now known is located in an historic area. School Street House is a genuine old-time dwelling steeped in history and essentially untouched since the turn of the last century. The house, built in the 1870s, contains vintage treasures such as a 1930’s Hammond organ with a Leslie speaker and is rented out to visitors.
The Guild is a facility dedicated to the support of emerging and established Island artists to assist them in producing their art and presenting it to their fellow Islanders, by providing access to subsidized space, training and support personnel.
Town of Stratford
A rich architectural heritage enhances Stratford’s natural features and adds to the warmth and ambience of the town, helping to create a unique community with an excellent quality of life and a distinct sense of place.
Veterans Affairs Canada
One of the main roles of Veterans Affairs is to engage Canadians of all ages in paying tribute to Veterans and those who died in service, ensuring that the legacy of their tremendous contributions to peace and freedom is preserved for generations to come.
Orwell Corner Historic Village
Surround yourself with the mood, charm and activities of a small PEI agricultural crossroads in the 1890s. Drop by the general store, Agricultural Heritage Museum, working blacksmith shop, visit the gardens and have a picnic outside the old schoolhouse. Orwell Corner Historic Village is a provincial site administered by the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation.
Sir Andrew Macphail Homestead
Situated on what was the McPhail family farm, the Homestead illustrates the story of Andrew, one of the 10 children, who after graduating from a two-room school, went on to become a medical doctor and professor at McGill University, authored 10 books and enlisted for the First World War at the age of 50.
Selkirk Heritage Centre
View exhibits about the 1803 Selkirk Settlers of Belfast; The Croft House Museum & Gift Shop promotes Scottish themed wares including jewelry and books of local history. Also, interpreted on site: an ancient Acadian/Scottish cemetery (1750-58); historic Church of Scotland (1876); and the Hon. J. Angus MacLean Cairn.
Point Prim Lighthouse
This is the oldest of Prince Edward Island’s lighthouses. Built in 1845 and designed by Province House architect Isaac Smith, this 60-foot tower is the only round brick lighthouse in the province. The Lighthouse has exhibits and display panels and visitors can climb to the top.
Dominion Ordnance Museum
While the museum’s mission statement is the preservation and interpretation of historical ordnance of national importance, its collection also includes a number of rifles and firearms from a variety of countries that participated in the First World War, including Hungary, France, Italy, Russia and Germany.
Wood Islands Lighthouse Museum
Founded in 1876, the lighthouse is an interpretive museum with 10-plus themed rooms including a rum-running room, a fisheries room and a coastal room with sea glass. Climb the fifty-four steps to the lantern room where the 360 view of coastal splendor will amaze you!