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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 2 days ago

We planned our visit to PEI a year ago to coincide with Canada's 150th Birthday. How disappointing it was for us as well as all the visitors to PEI to find this building under renovations hidden behind protective fencing looking so dilapidated. It’s really hard...More

Thank RDandCT
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful building from what we could see on the outside. Closed for major renovations until 2020. Disappointing!

Thank Car01777
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You can see it from the outside taped up with red and white bands. Was first told of this by taxi driver on way from airport, that this key historic site was not made the most of for the country's most significant anniversary. Not best...More

Thank savvysolo
Reviewed 6 days ago

How disappointing that the renovations could not be completed in time for Canada 150 celebrations. You can see the building, somewhat, behind the protective fencing but it is sad to see it looking so run down. Be sure to stop by the Confederation Arts Centre...More

Thank Acadia80
Reviewed 1 week ago

It seems to be a beautiful building but we were very disappointed with the shape of it. Here we are in town for Canada's Birthday, the birth place of confederation and the building is all boarded up. All efforts should have been put forward to...More

1  Thank gracemariam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

June 2017 - The area is boarded all around the building, and very restricted in views as they compete major restoration to the building. Visit again in a few years from now to see the finished work.

Thank NINmistress
Reviewed 13 May 2017

The Province House has been under reconstruction for a while. Renovation. Part of the stuff on display has been temporarily moved to the Confederation Centre of Arts buildilng. Even under reconstruction the building is awesome.

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Though a little bit anachronistic, or at least inaccurate in how it presents the importance of its history, this historic site serves as Charlottetown's geographic center, as well as the most vivid link to its historic past. A walking tour of Charlottetown includes the Province...More

Thank Edward W
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Province House is the birthplace of Canadian confederation. Delegates from the colonies of Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Canada met for the first time at Province House for the Charlottetown Conference in early September of 1864 to discuss colonial union. Confederation eventually...More

3  Thank burr6013
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This is a fantastic place to visit in the Charlottetown area. We thoroughly enjoyed this historic site and would recommend it to anyone visiting.

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