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Government House

1 Terry Fox Drive, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
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Burlington, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The history of PEI's government lies beyond these hallowed walls. For history buffs, this is a must-see venue.

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Toronto, Canada
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199 attraction reviews
932 helpful votes 932 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This is a must see. Here our country was born. Here I visited on the day our country was attacked. Here I witnessed the emotional toughness of Canadians. This is the Lieutenant Governor's residence. On a recent business trip to Charlottetown my colleagues and I were treated to dinner at the residence (which was delicious) and a tour of the... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
76 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

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

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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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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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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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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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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