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The Bottle Houses, Wellington
(4.1/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
A village-like set of ingenious structures, The Bottle Houses use recycled glass bottles and mortar to create unusual pieces of full-scale buildings. Architect Édouard Arsenault dreamed up three fanciful "houses": a gabled house, a tavern, and a chapel. The elaborate, intricately manicured gardens make the perfect setting to admire Arsenault's work. Take a camera along to capture this idiosyncratic attraction, and survey the small pond to see some resident koi fish. Arrange your visit to The Bottle Houses and discover more family-friendly attractions in Wellington using our Wellington trip builder.
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  • The Bottle Houses are very charming and pretty. The gardens are gorgeous, even though we were there near the end of the season, and the view is stunning. The history of the houses and their creator is...  more »
  • We drove all across the island to visit here but this a place you must visit. We enjoyed the amazing gardens with an immense variety of flowers. We counted more than a hundred different ones! We loved...  more »
  • Started by a man collecting bottles. He decided to build a structure which led to another. It became an attraction so the family reconstructed the buildings after they started to deteriorate. A fun pl...  more »
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  • In my humble opinion, I don't think it was worth an entry ticket. Not $7 per person at-least. Donations only would be better for what we saw. Very small...You wouldn't walk more than 100 meters. Just 3 houses made of old bottles, 1 miniature lighthouse. I wouldn't make a special trip just to see this. If you are passing by anyhow, and don't mind spending to explore whatever's there, might wanna stop by. But to travel several hours just to see this might be a disappointment.
  • It's worth the small entry fee to see the clever use of various sizes, colours and types of bottles. I must have been a painstaking task to collect, clean and sort them all before turning them into buildings and statues. I'm glad we stopped in.
  • The houses were interesting to look at and the gardens were well kept
  • Nice little place, great garden, friendly stuff
  • Fun little stop when touring the west end of PEI.