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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.
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
2 Kent St, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 1M6, Canada
All reviews period furniture william morris wallpaper guided tour lovely historic home house tour interesting property stepping back in time back in the day local history architectural details victorian era tour takes about minutes worthwhile stop victoria park worth a visit rainy day quick tour
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!
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
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
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
This is a hidden gem and close to the pathway along the shore. Tours are available in both English and French.
The story of the family, who had the house built is very interesting. The decoration and architecture are extremely elegant even within the Victorian...More
This is a very worthwhile stop - super cool to see the period furniture and decorations and learn of the history of this gorgeous old house. I really appreciated the enthusiastic presentation of the house's history given by the docent, he was very good and...More