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Government House

1 Terry Fox Drive, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
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English first
London, England, United Kingdom
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99 reviews 99 reviews
75 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

First watch the video to get the important historical context then proceed upstairs and see the chamber and rooms where the events took place.

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Spokane, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

I visited the House on a spur of the moment whim. I had an excellent guide who was extraordinarily informative.

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Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Enjoyed the tour, and the brief video introduction nice to see building preserved. Easy walking distance to most historic sites

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Davenport, Iowa
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65 reviews 65 reviews
19 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We took a tour of the Government House; it was excellent! The guide was very informative and pleasant. It was nice to get out of the heat for awhile as well. I would highly recommend this tour.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We didn't have an opportunity to go inside. Instead, we enjoyed the grounds & architecture; looking away from the house is a simply marvelous view across the lawn & over the water.

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Mississauga, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

17 minute film interesting & worth while hearing about the birth of Confederation. Lots of times to view the film through out the day.

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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Walked around the beautifully manicured gardens then went inside to join a guided tour. Very knowledgeable guide and the house is exceptionally well maintained. Being Royalists this was a great day, we enjoyed seeing where Prince William & Kate stayed.

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Johannesburg
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Really enjoyed the tour of this beautiful house. Being a Brit I am continually humbled by the Canadians pride in their colonial ties. The house is a living museum extremely well maintained and has old memories as well as current (Charles & Camilla, William & Kate). Well worth a visit as a. It's free b. there is tour guide!

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Mississauga
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We arrived at Government House after visiting hours. We were a family of 10 on a special family vacation. Government House was closed and as we were walking the grounds my granddaughter rang the door bell. To our surprise the chef answered the door and explained that they were closed for tours today but we could return tomorrow. We explained... More

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Edmonton, Alberta
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84 reviews 84 reviews
27 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

When you walk through this building, you feel like you're experiencing the "birthplace of confederation". There's a lot of history and the film that you the option to watch is very well done.

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