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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Hamburg, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

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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North Bay, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
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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Corner Brook, Canada
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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Kitchener, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The bottle houses were a wonderful stop on our trip. Especially the view from inside (lit up from outside by the sun). The beautiful gardens were a lovely addition to the visit. We ended up spending a longer time there enjoying the grounds than we expected to. If you are going to be in this area, I would highly recommend... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Most people don't make it to the quiet end of the island. The bottle house and Abrams Village musical village can both be done in the same day, while taking in incredible scenery. The bottle house has beautiful gardens and a sea view.

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Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Someone clearly had more time and bottles on his hands than I. While I found the setting and handiwork lovely and well done, I wouldn't make a special trip just to see this. If you are passing by anyhow, then yes, it's worth stopping in. But to travel several hours just to see this might be a disappointment, unless like... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Amazing! Lovely place and great staff. Met the daughter and she was amazing to talk to. One must do note: View the inside of the houses through your camera. Your camera will see things that your eyes cannot! It makes all the colors pop and patterns really show up. Pick up your glass trinkets here. Good prices.

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Peterborough, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This makes for a short stop - the grounds don't take long to cover. But it is interesting and unique. A lot of work obviously went into building the houses and it's nice they are being maintained. Worth the trip if you are in the area.

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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
Location: Canada  >  Prince Edward Island  >  Wellington

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