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1912 "Bird Boy" Cecil Peoli, 18, of New York makes the first flight on Prince Edward Island, a 10-15 minute jaunt above Charlottetown's exhibition grounds. The flight, in a biplane designed by Capt. James Baldwin, is part of a tour of eastern Canada.
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Acadian Museum

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 all year

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
Seniors recieve a 10% discount off regular adult admission

  • Adult: $4.50
  • Student: $3.50
  • Family: $12.50
  • Groups: $3.75 per person
  • School groups $3.00 per student

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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