The birthplace of Confederation and the seat of Prince Edward Island's provincial legislature since 1847, Province House National Historic Site is a Charlottetown landmark. Stroll the grounds to experience the magnificent neo-classical architecture of this majestic building and learn about its fascinating history through interpretive panels and the official Province House App.

While the building is closed for conservation work, please visit the Story of Confederation exhibit at Confederation Centre of the Arts located next door. Experience an impressive replica of Confederation Chamber and watch Parks Canada's award-winning film, A Building of Destiny, to learn more about the history of Province House and the Charlottetown Conference.

Parks Canada is committed to providing updates on the important conservation project at Province House National Historic Site. For more information about this project, visit our Conservation Project schedule page.

The temporary Legislative Assembly Chamber in the Honourable George Coles Building is now open for visits. Stop in for a guided tour in French or English from 9AM to noon or 1PM-4PM, Monday to Friday until September 1 2017. Please note: The Chamber will be closed on July 3 and August 18.

Participate in Parks Canada's Imagine a Country experience. Share your ideas and vision for your dream country at our interactive photobooth.

 

Getting here

165 Richmond Street
Charlottetown PE C1A 1J1

Hours of operation

Although the actual building is closed for conservation work,
please visit: The Story of Confederation.

 

Fees

Free admission

Contact us

Telephone: 902-566-7050
Toll-free: 1-888-773-8888
Email: pnipe.peinp@pc.gc.ca

Sites nearby

  • Green Gables Heritage Place

    Be charmed by an encounter with Canada’s iconic redheaded sweetheart, Anne of Green Gables. Relive the fictional orphan’s youthful adventures at the Island farmstead that inspired author Lucy Maud Montgomery.

  • Prince Edward Island National Park

    Stroll the serene and grand grounds surrounding Ardgowan, the former Charlottetown home of William Henry Pope, one of Canada’s Fathers of Confederation who resided and entertained in this cottage-style house during the Charlottetown Conference of 1864.

  • Ardgowan National Historic Site

    Stroll the serene and grand grounds surrounding Ardgowan, the former Charlottetown home of William Henry Pope, one of Canada’s Fathers of Confederation who resided and entertained in this cottage-style house during the Charlottetown Conference of 1864.

  • Port-la-Joye–Fort Amherst National Historic Site

    Established in 1720, Port-la-Joye was the entry point for European settlers coming to Île Saint-Jean to embark on a new life. There are centuries of history to discover in this historic location, declared a national historic site in 1967.