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Orwell Corner Historic Village

98 Macphail Rd, Orwell, Prince Edward Island C0A 2E0, Canada
+1 902-651-8515
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Re-created historic village

Initial entrance is an old barn with old machinery. The buildings are the other side of the barn... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Poole11
Execellent well preserved village

We visited here while on a recent trip to PEI. This was a pleasant surprise, the village isn't... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
mjswansona
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Greenville, South Carolina
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98 Macphail Rd, Orwell, Prince Edward Island C0A 2E0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Initial entrance is an old barn with old machinery. The buildings are the other side of the barn and include a church, school house and store. The woman in the store was very informative. Also, some live animals i.e. horses, goats, pigs and chickens. I...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We visited here while on a recent trip to PEI. This was a pleasant surprise, the village isn't huge but there were a nice variety of buildings that have been nicely restored. We especially enjoyed the live animals that were on the property. We really...More

Thank mjswansona
Reviewed 4 February 2017

I showed up at this historic village on a solo trip not expecting too much, but was so pleasantly surprised1 The actual village is larger than I expected, with several buildings and a seasonal tea room/restaurant. I arrived first thing after they opened, and was...More

Thank rosyreader
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This historic village was a surprise and we hadn't allowed enough time to see all of it properly as we were heading for the ferry. The buildings are well looked after, the staff very helpful and informative - those playing characters did so very well....More

Thank ColchesterSleeper
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Well worth the stop and nominal fee. Shoulder season (Sept) but still most enjoyable. General Store Proprietor in character as well as Blacksmith/Shop and Bakery Lady/Server in the Meeting Hall. Unfortunately we had a time constraint to our visit as we were heading on to...More

Thank Travel4Tw0
Reviewed 16 September 2016

A “museum village”, not a former living community as implied. Really has only about 6 significant structures. Actually the most interesting part is the agricultural museum, albeit much of the equipment is inadequately labeled.

Thank johnpE908TO
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Absolute gem (100 times better than ther green gables pseudo historic extravaganza),village store, post office school, church, church hall, blacksmith forge, barn, shingle cutting workshop. All beautifully preserved and working. Excellent interpretation by staff and display boards. When we were there today a man was...More

Thank helenmary
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We were heading for the ferry off the island and looking for somewhere to have a coffee and drove up to the visit as they had a tea shop. Imagine our surprise as we found ourselves visiting a well-presented little museum of local life. We...More

Thank PETRA001
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I had read several reviews of this pioneer village which said it was small, with not much to see, but we were in the area with some spare time, and it was included in our PEI Historical Passports, so we decided to check it out...More

Thank susieq1477
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Orwell is a rare historic village in that it is the actual authentic village and not a re-created space. We visited on a drizzly day and almost had the village to ourselves. My girls raced around the leafy lanes and enjoyed the school, store and...More

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