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Beaconsfield Historic House

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Beaconsfield Historic House was built in 1877 as the residence of a wealthy shipbuilder. It is an enduring symbol of Victorian elegance and its garden and veranda offer a perfect view of beautiful Charlottetown Harbour.
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2 Kent St, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 1M6, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I visited this property while in Charlottetown recently. Very interesting property. It has been painstakingly restored to its late 1880’s heritage. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable as he provided a very detailed description of its history and its early inhabitants. Make sure...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were walking on the boardwalk and noticed the Beaconsfield House was open for tours at 10am. All four of us agreed we should take the tour - and we were so happy we did ! Olivia was our tour guide and she is well...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank JBP4-40
HarrisF59, General Manager at Beaconsfield Historic House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks JBP4-40 for the kind review. Glad you enjoyed your visit at Beaconsfield

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife dragged me to Beaconsville House and I’m glad she did. Our tour guide Harris was exceptional with the background stories and history of the home. We learned something new about living in those times. For only $5 a person it’s definitely worth it...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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HarrisF59, General Manager at Beaconsfield Historic House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks therivs for the review. Glad you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great example of life on PEI back in the day. The history of the trading business, the lifestyles of the day. It was well preserved and the guides are so well versed in their knowledge.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Their were only four people in our tour, and we had a great guide. We learned all about the man who built the house and who lived there. Everything is in great condition. A must see if you are in Charlottetown!

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed January 25, 2019 via mobile

So let me start with my tour guide was fantastic! As with many of these historic sites a lot of your experience comes down to the tour guide. These people have history backgrounds and they’re interested in being there. They are very attentive and they...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

You have to take a guided tour but the guides are knowledgeable and it provides a good story as well as insights into life and living of the elite of the time

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank DalGrauer1987
Reviewed October 15, 2018

This is a great old house in historic charlottetown. The tour takes about 30 minutes and it is very interesting. Tour guides take you through the house and tell lots of interesting details about the house and its history

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed visiting this historic Charlottetown home. Built in a “Second Empire” or “Mansard Style” which was popular of the time. This is a great example of the type. We were fortunate enough to visit the third level, which are used as offices as well as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

THe details in this house are worth a look, the history and added bonus. Our charming guide was both friendly and informative.

Date of experience: September 2018
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