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Beaconsfield Historic House

2 Kent St, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 1M6, Canada
+1 902-368-6603
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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
+1 902-368-6603
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Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Neat historical tour for only 5$! Offered in both and English and French for those who need. Beautiful house and grounds. Very knowlegable staff.

3  Thank Phoenix_2391
Reviewed July 3, 2017

This is a very interesting historic building. You are taken through the house with a guide and told about the history of the place which is very nice.

3  Thank Jay B
Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

This house is well worth a visit to gain an insight into Victorian life in Charlottetown, friendly guides, and insights into modern home trends.

1  Thank WYSIWYG08
Reviewed June 29, 2017

This was a graceful old home with a colourful history. Well worth taking some time to learn about the history of the home and Charlottetown.

1  Thank Trevor H
Reviewed June 27, 2017

Docents provided the history of the house and its features. It was very lavish in its day and its extravagance contributed to the bankruptcy of its original owner - along with the decline of the ship building industry. The house is a mixture of original...More

1  Thank cjohn416
Reviewed June 26, 2017

A good relaxing hour visit to a charming house which provides an insight into the history of the area.

1  Thank BigManCo_Down
Reviewed June 22, 2017

The two young ladies in the office were very charming, the one who actually did the tour was very knowledgeable and able to answer our questions. It was obvious she was passionate about this house and not just memorizing a script

1  Thank Yorky201024
Reviewed June 12, 2017

I didn't know about this house. My sister and I happened to walk past it. Our dad designs houses for a living, so we have grown up touring old and beautiful homes. So we just had to take the tour! The house is beautiful and...More

1  Thank Danielle S
Reviewed May 13, 2017

This historic place can be toured (for a price). The outside is nice, the inside even nicer. Don't miss out.

3  Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed April 12, 2017

There is not necessarily a lot to see here as it is a normal sized house, but with a nice location. There are events like strawberry socials which run at times in this house, but in terms of history it is not particularly important, and...More

Thank Edward W
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