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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...more
165 Richmond St | Corner of Univeristy Ave and Grafton St, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 1J1, Canada
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How surprised I was to visit Charlottetown recently and to see that Province House is STILL under renovations. This has been going on for years. I'm sure locals and tourists alike will be happy to see this completed.
excellent exhibition and reconstructed chamber, with film telling you all about the making of Canada. We were told later that the story has been "cleansed" as most of it was done in the pub/ale house!!!
This is a very historic site in Canadian history. In 1864 the meeting that set out the basic plan for Confederation that took place in 1867, took place in this building.
Since then the building has acted as the Procincial Legislature.
It has been under...More
I visited the temporary location on the upper level of the Charlottetown Confederation Centre of the Arts in the offseason. They had displays and an interactive video explaining the Charlottetown Conference and those involved.
I asked the staff member working the exhibit a question and...More
My wife and I were most excited about going through the Province House, particularly as it was during the 150th celebrations for the birthplace of Confederation. We were most disappointed when we turned up for a tour and found that it was closed for renovation....More
While I do admit it is supremely disappointing that the “birthplace of Confederation” is closed – and has been closed for some time (since 1 January 2015) – for extensive renovations and won’t be open again for “3 – 5 years,” it is still nonetheless...More