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“History with a Life” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Founders' Hall

Founders' Hall
6 Prince Street | Charlottetown, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4P5, Canada
902-368-1864
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Owner description: Visitors to this heritage attraction are transported back to 1864 to relive Canada's history through state-of-the-art displays and multimedia presentations.
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
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49 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“History with a Life”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

The sound equipment is showing its age. History shown in a novel (hokey?) way, but puts a good perspective to Confederation.

Visited July 2012
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Clearwater, Florida
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136 reviews
56 attraction reviews
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“Good Glimpse into Canadian History”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

The movie describing the start of the Federation was interesting and a good preparation for viewing the upstairs rooms. It seemed to bring those days to life.

Visited October 2012
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Winnipeg
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47 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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“History Refresher!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

This exhibit was quite corny. We were provided with audio head phones to hear the exhibit as we walked through but the premise is that it`s a media telecast of the conference in the 1860`s when they had no media telecast. You had to stand on a certain area of the exhibit floor to hear what that part of the exhibit was about but at times, you didn`t know if you were listening to the right audio for the right exhibit. Inside the visual exhibits were very nice and I did find that it was educational.

Visited September 2012
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Timmins
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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“Learned some more Canadian history”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Excellent displpay of history of our founding but the communication system would be a pain if it was real busy. Staff were helpful and glad to see us

Visited September 2012
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Vancouver area
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7 attraction reviews
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“Informative”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

It was great to hear about our own history! In the gift shop there is an awesome video on the building of the Confederation Bridge which is well worth watching.

Visited September 2012
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