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Address: 6891, Route 11 | North Cape Coastal Drive, Cap-Egmont, Wellington, Prince Edward Island C0B 2E0, Canada
Phone Number: 902-854-2987
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Description: Three fantasy-like buildings made up of approximately 30 000 recycled...
Three fantasy-like buildings made up of approximately 30 000 recycled glass bottles of various colors and sizes, surrounded by beautiful flower gardens. A haven for nature lovers, recyclers and photographers. The late Edouard Arsenault built the structures in the early 80's, spending the last four years of his life in this amazing project - family-run for over twenty-five years. Featured in "Ripley's Believe It or Not" and "1000 Places to see before you die".
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Bottle house

Stop by and visit, you will not regret it. Please take the time to read the story of how and why the Bottle house was constructed.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Stop by and visit, you will not regret it. Please take the time to read the story of how and why the Bottle house was constructed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Yes, it's touristy, but it's still a neat place to explore. You have to admire the effort that went into creating so many glass structures. Stand in the bottle houses when the sun is shining through - what a neat effect!

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

It was very interesting to see a unique spin on recycling. Because most of the bottles are from the 80's, it was bit of a stroll down memory lane. The setting is beautiful with the gardens and ponds, etc. They have a wonderful gift shop with a lot of unique treasures.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We went to the bottle houses because my daughter loves that kind of thing. It was pretty cool. You can imagine how much work went into it. There's nice gardens there as well. Small kids will get bored within 15 minutes or so but it's a nice little place. It was $18 for a family. A little pricey for what... More 

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Saint John, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Really fun place to see. several buildings made basically of bottles and really beautiful gardens. We were a little hesitant at first but was recommended by one of the staff at our hotel. The admission fee was worth it. The chapel and tavern were fascinating, fun to identify where the bottles came from

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

stopped here while driving around PEI. Really fun place to see. several buildings made basically of bottles and really beautiful gardens. We were a little hesitant at first but the admission fee was worth it. The chapel and tavern were fascinating, fun to identify where the bottles came from

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I found it a little lame 20 years ago and I still do. My husband made me go again with the kids. It isn't a big deal but something to do if you are driving by. I wouldn't make a special trip to see it. The setting is nice and tranquil but...they are miniature houses made of bottles, and that's... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Although I was aware of this tourist attraction, I had never been there until this summer. PEI is associated with cottage rentals, beaches, etc.; but this "Bottle Houses" is a true GEM. There were over 10,000 bottles used to construct the 3 buildings. There is also a superb garden and pond. The created (Edouard Arsenault) was a man with an... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

My wife and I took our kids (5, 3 and 3 months) to the bottle houses. The houses were very interesting; they were delicately arranged together with cement so that the types of bottles matched the architecture and the colors fit very nicely together. In the chapel, brown bottles were used to make crosses on two walls and the pews... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Quite pricy for 25 minutes of touring. GIft shop was a highlight. However, the houses are interesting..even if it is not the artist's original work.

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