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Today in Island History
1792 A group of Charlottetonians follows Donald McIntire as he is whipped through the town. His crime: petty larceny. His punishment: three sets of 36 lashes, delivered over the course of three weeks. The Court is lenient McIntire only gets 72. Flogging persists as a punishment well into the 1840s.
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Organizations and individuals who wish to show their support of  the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation PEI Museum and Heritage Passportare invited to join as members.  The purchase of a membership lasts for one year, although if you wish, you may pay for multiple years at a time.

Please note that subscriptions to the Island Magazine and PEI Museum memberships cannot be paid on-line. Please fill in the form provided in the link below and email it to us. We will then contact you.

Categories of Membership

Prices include HST
  • Individual member - $40.25 per year
  • Senior / student member - $34.50 per year
  • Family membership - $57.50 per year
  • Contributing corporate member - $200 per year
  • Sustaining corporate member - $500 per year
  • Patron - $1000 per year

Membership Benefits

Individual, senior, student and family membership benefits include a membership card that gives you access to all seven sites, subscription to The Island Magazine and museum newsletter when available, 10% discount at museum giftshops and bookstores and an invitations to the annual general meeting and other events.

Contributing corporate member benefits include a membership card that gives access to all seven sites, a subscription to the Island Magazine and museum newsletter when avaiable, 10 % discount at the museum giftshops and bookstores, invitations to exhibitions, special events and the annual general meeting.

Sustaining corporate member benefits include all of the above noted benefits and your company logo placed on the back of The Island Magazine.

Patron member benefits include those listed above and either your corporate logo displayed on the back cover of the Island Magazine OR recognition as sponsor of an exhibition/special event.       

Chairitable Tax Receipts

Charitable tax receipts are issued for the donation portion of all Canadian memberships.

Membership Payment

Payment can be made by Visa, MasterCard or cheque payable to PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation.

Please mail payment to the address below or visit any of our seven sites.  Three of our sites are open year round: Beaconsfield in Charlottetown; Acadian Museum in Miscouche and Eptek in Summerside.

Complete an online form for membership payment processing
(Payment cannot be made on-line. Please fill in the form, email to us and we will contact you)

For further information and a complete list of membership benefits, contact us:

Tel: (902) 368-6600

Mailing address:

2 Kent Street
Charlottetown, PEI
Canada C1A 1M6