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1976 After a number of false starts, The Island Magazine, the Island's first history periodical in 70 years, is officially launched. The inaugural issue is an enormous success, and the modest print run quickly sells out.
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Christmas Gifts from PEI Museum
Gift of Heritage PEI Museum
Membership and Subscription Information

Memberships and subscriptions are available for the from our website.

Visit us year round
Beaconsfield Historic House sits on Kent Street at the mouth of the Charlottetown Harbour and across the street from Government House

We have three locations that remain open all winter. Drop by the Acadian Museum in Miscouche; Beaconsfield Historic House in Charlottetown or Eptek Art and Culture Centre in Summerside.

Heritage Award Nominations
PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation Heritage Awards

Nomination forms for PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation Heritage Awards are now available. Nominations are due by December 19th. Forms are available at Beaconsfield Historic House, The Acadian Museum, Eptek Art & Culture Centre and by calling 902-368-6600.

Historic Christsmas Craft Fair

Join us for a Heritage Christmas Craft Fair at the historic Beaconsfield Carriage House, 2 Kent Street. November 25th from 9am to 3pm.

Artifact of the Week
A look at the collections of the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation

The provincial collection has artifacts that represent the human and natural heritage of Prince Edward Island. Each week we will be spotlighting an artifact on our Collections Page.


PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation Island Magazine