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St-Ann's Academy Office 835 Humboldt St | 2nd Floor, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 4W8, Canada
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Reviewed March 3, 2019

Truth be told, I wandered onto St. Ann's property by mistake, and it's amazing that a National Historical Site, in downtown Victoria on over 6 acres of space, is so well-hidden. Walk the grounds for free, tour the building by donation. A MUST-SEE EXPERIENCE.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed June 26, 2018

The main floor of St. Ann's is open to the public. It has a beautiful chapel, history about the nuns and the school, and some rooms are set up like they would have been in the past. The grounds are also beautiful.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Erin V
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Nestled north of Beacon Hill Park and about a block southeast of the Empress, this institution is easily missed. One of the original sites of Victoria, dating back to the mid-1800's. I had the opportunity to visit the chapel, said to date back 150 years....More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Chris D
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

A convent and also a business and nursing background,a beautiful small chapel in the building and lots of information on its previous occupants,there are small grounds to sit in and enjoy the peace while just yards from the city centre.A very varied background which is...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

Recommend to everyone come and take a stroll through & around the grounds of this historic site. Located close to Beacon Hill park, it's a great location for a casual picnic if they are in season, pick a few apples from the fruit trees!

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed July 28, 2017

This is truly a hidden gem of a place. Walk north from the Royal BC Museum to the curve onto Blanchard St. heading north. Take the entrance on the corner at Humboldt St. and enter onto a small gravel path through trees opening into an...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 5, 2017

This was a quick stop for us on our travel itinerary. The grounds are beautiful and well-kept and we had a nice time walking around them. The chapel and school area are beautiful and it's worth peeking into the church. The school is a little...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank christinahO5389NO
Reviewed April 24, 2017

Victoria is a small city but there are several fantastic places to visit over there. One of these places is St. Ann's, a great historic site for walking around, so peaceful, so relaxing, a journey to the past. Don't miss it. Just in front of...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 22, 2017

Great place for a casual stroll on a historic site! Come at the right time of the year to pick apples off the apple trees!

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank sashakeena
Reviewed March 4, 2017

I officiate at weddings all over Victoria and the surrounding area. St. Ann's Academy is a fabulous venue for a wedding with very helpful staff who always go that extra mile to make everything right for the couple. I would highly recommend this venue if...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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