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“Wee bit of Canadian History” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Province House National Historic Site of Canada

Province House National Historic Site of Canada
Corner of Univeristy Ave and Grafton St, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 5V8, Canada
902-566-7626
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Type: Architectural Buildings
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Owner description: The birthplace of Confederation and the seat of PEI's provincial legislature since 1847, Province House National Historic Site is Charlottetown's most significant cultural landmark. Walk in the footsteps of the Fathers of Confederation as you learn about the history of this magnificent example of neo-classical architecture and see how it remains a centre of political life for Islanders today.
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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“Wee bit of Canadian History”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

I like learning so this place was nifty to check out the history. The accompanying video was a bit cheesy, but provided a good back story to the purpose for the site.

Visited October 2012
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Sarasota, FL
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“Must see for Canada's national beginnings”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

The story of confederation from the site where it all took place to the uninvited guests that made Canada unite into the dominion. Short 17 minute presentation and ablility to see the rooms where the houses sat to deliberate. Very inspiring!

Visited September 2012
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“very nice”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

The location is right downtown, lots of pay parking about..
They have a movie.. which you should watch..
makes one proud to be Canadian..
lovely old building.. lots of history here..

Visited September 2012
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Souris, Canada
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“Must be visited”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

I really enjoyed the movie... Good explanations about our story.. It's a short visit, good for children and nice to see old pictures and things from 100 years ago!!!

Visited August 2012
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“now I know why there is Canada!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

I give this a 4 only because the building is very plain, but inside the chambers are nicely appointed, and the peoople are informative and friendly. Being "American" I never wondered why Canada is, and about our similarities and differences. The history in this building explains it and stimulated my brain

Visited September 2012
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