Province House National Historic Site of Canada, Charlottetown
(4.1/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
Walk along halls where history was made at Province House National Historic Site of Canada. Canada's second-oldest seat of government, the building has served as headquarters of the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island since its completion in 1847. Tour the opulent 19th-century period rooms and chat with the costumed reenactors scattered around the grounds. Note that due to restoration efforts under way you may have to limit your tour to certain areas--check the website before visiting. Plan to visit Province House National Historic Site of Canada and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Charlottetown attractions using our Charlottetown vacation generator.
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  • Pretty much just a shell of a building now without any funds to fix up. Confederation of Arts in the upper foyer explains the significance of Province House .Located next door and is free to look at. 
  • This historical site of our country's history was boarded up at the time of our visit. However a recreation of the chamber in which the famous meeting of our founding fathers took place is on display ...  more »
  • Nice old building, is of particular importance for being the place where, in 1864, was unified/founded the modern Canada. Unfortunately during the ns. visit was closed for restoration but the friendly Canadians, in order not to suffer too much tourists, have recreated the Hall where took place the historic house, in the adjacent confederation center for which, despite not being the original, you had a chance to visit. The outside is nice to meet actors who impersonate people of the era, intent in different activities: who plays chess, walkers, who chatter, the observer curious.
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  • Historical site. Good explaining on what happened. Could make surrounding area more attracting.
  • Came here in the summer and absolutely love how people were dressed in costumes and living out the lives of those in the 1800s to 1900s ! People were playing chess and playing croquet
  • A great history lesson of P.E.I and how Canada became a country!
  • Some parts are under renovation when I visited. Picture-worthy but nothing out of the ordinary.
  • Very great historical Canadian landmark.