Acadian Museum of P.E.I.
On view are the permanent exhibition and video The Island Acadians: The Story of a People which feature the story of the Acadians of PEI since 1720 and celebrating the vitality of today’s Island Acadian community. Acadian genealogy resources available to researchers. A gift shop offers Acadian books, in French and English, CDs of Acadian music, Acadian flags, and souvenirs. A PEI Museum and Heritage site. Open Monday–Friday 9:30 am–5:00 pm, Sunday 1–4 pm. Miscouche, Rte 2. 902-432-2880.
Beaconsfield Historic House
Built in 1877, Beaconsfield was one of Charlottetown’s finest homes. With 8 fireplaces, imported chandeliers and encaustic tiling, it was equipped with all the modern conveniences of the time. It is an example of Victorian architecture with many original features intact and a story to tell. Monday–Friday 10 am–4 pm. 2 Kent St, Charlottetown. 902-368-6603
MacNaught History Centre and Archives
PEI Regiment Museum
On display is PEI’s Footsteps in the Great War, a history of the Regiment and PEI during WWI. Monday–Friday 9 am–4 pm, Thursday 7–9 pm. 3 Haviland St, Charlottetown.
The Community Museums Association of PEI (CMAPEI) is a not-for-profit organization which works with and promotes the Island museum community. They have around 39 members across PEI. www.museumspei.ca