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1883 "The gold fever is striking hard here," a West Prince observer writes the Examiner. Traces of gold and silver have been found at Cape Wolfe. Now everybody thinks they've found more: at Souris, in Tignish, on Rustico Island. But PEI is no gold mine.
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Acadian Museum

Due to COVID-19, we have decided to close all of our provincial museums until further notice, effective immediately. Thank you for your understanding.


Follow the fascinating odyssey of Island Acadians from 1720 to the present; discover treasures related to the Acadians’ 300 year presence on Prince Edward Island.

View a highly rated interpretive video and visit exhibits which showcase the multifaceted aspects of Acadian history and culture. Investigate your Acadian family roots through the onsite genealogy resources. Learn in the outdoors with a stroll on our heritage trail.

Hours of Operation - Open year round

Summer

July 1 to August 31

Daily 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Fall, Winter and Spring

September 1 to June 30

Monday to Friday: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm


Admission

PEI Museum and Heritage Passport
  • Adult: $4.50
  • Senior: $4.05
  • Student: $3.50
  • Family: $12.50
  • Groups: $3.75 per person
  • School groups $3.00 per student

Effective April 1st prices will be:

  • Adult: $5.50
  • Senior: $5.00
  • Student: $4.50
  • Family: $13.50
  • Group: $4.75
  • School Groups: $4.00
*Prices DO NOT include HST

During fall and winter months admission is free with donations gratefully accepted.

 

Contact Information

 

 
Phone: (902) 432-2880

Fax: (902) 432-2884

Website:  www.museeacadien.org

Email: info@museeacadien.org


 

 Location

 

 Route 2, Miscouche (west of Summerside)


GPS N46 25.944 W-063 51.936

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