Anne of Green Gables Museum, Kensington
(3.9/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
Step into the world that inspired a beloved series of novels at Anne of Green Gables Museum, transporting visitors into a seemingly fictional realm filled with items featured in the iconic books and films. Take an easygoing stroll around the grounds, and consider stopping by the author's final resting place near the museum. Be sure to pop into the gift shop, which sells a range of themed merchandise and souvenirs. Our Kensington holiday planner makes visiting Anne of Green Gables Museum and other Kensington attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • we went in the off season. the workers there told us they have up to 3,000 visitors in the summer time. One thing to know if you go on the island it will cost you $46.00 to get off the toll bridge. we...  more »
  • We drove around this island for a few hours in October. The entire town was shut down except one random lunch spot. I do not recommend doing this tour of the island on your own. The museum itself was ...  more »
  • We enjoyed this but not as much as Heritage Park. There was good information but the Carriage Rides were very expensive for the time you were given and the gift store was average. The history was good...  more »
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  • My wife had this on her to do list before we toured the island. It was a good place to visit and get acquainted with the spirit of Lucy Maud Montgomery. The walk through the small house showed many different artifacts from the past that were a part of our growing up lives. Took a walk on Lovers Lane to celebrate our 50th anniversary.
  • It's a beautiful area. And for big fans of the book I'm sure it would be better. For me, I'm some what familiar with the story. It was nice to walk the grounds a bit. I didn't bother paying for the museum. It was a nice excuse to drive to that side of the island.
  • I am a life time Anne of a Green Gables kindred spirit and this place for me was absolute heaven. To be honest I felt so moved I cried! They have the cabinet that Lucy and Anne made their window friend, Katie Maurice in as well as lots of other personal items of Lucy's, they even let me play the organ that was used for Lucy's wedding and it's set on the real Lake of Shining waters she refers to in the book and that they film in the movie. The carriage ride was expensive but again it was so so beautiful and takes you right to the place you have read about plus Matthew was the real thing for me! So worth it. Because it is quiter and less touristy than Green Gables you really connect in the way you imagine. If you are are a true Kindred spirit this is a must do.
  • It's ok. Matthew's carriage ride is simply a ride through the field. We took a half hour ride and it was ok but we saw more from the car. The carriage ride was $65! There's only a gift shop and a house there that you pay a separate fee to walk through.
  • Wish I knew more of the story as there wasn't much to do or see.. Did it all in 15 minutes.. Cool nostalgia as it pertains to the island but a take it or leave it type of situation - nice to say we saw it.