Ardgowan National Historic Site was once the home of Father of Confederation William Henry Pope.
Experience the serenity of the restored Victorian grounds, enjoy a family picnic, or just a leisurely stroll. Although the interior of Ardgowan is utilized as modern office space by Parks Canada, the exterior of the building and the grounds have been restored to resemble their original appearance.
Parks Canada is reviewing its management objectives and strategies for Ardgowan National Historic Site. Our thanks to all of those who shared their thoughts and ideas during the public consultation period. You can read more about the next steps in this process.
Learn more about the history of the site, where Charlottetown Conference delegates were hosted in 1864.
Hours of operation
Open all year-round
Administration services are available Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Closed statutory holidays.
Free admission. Other fees still apply.
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