Green Gables, located in Cavendish in the Prince Edward Island National Park, is a popular tourist destination. Each year hundreds of thousands of visitors from around the world visit the site which inspired the setting for L.M. Montgomery to create her beloved tale of a red-haired orphan, Anne of Green Gables. In addition to the Green Gables House, several museums and sites invite visitors to learn more about Anne and Montgomery and a popular musical version of the story runs every summer at the Charlottetown Festival.
Interpretation programs and new personalized tours of the site are offered to visitors during the month of May to October. The tours highlight the heritage of the area and explain the significance of the site; portraying Lucy Maud Montgomery's role as an author of national historical significance. And of course, visitors to the site will be welcome to stroll the Haunted Woods and Balsam Hollow trails as described in the book.
Tour Green Gables using QuickTime VR
Using Apple's freely-downloadable QuickTime, you can explore each of the rooms below as if you were standing right there. Click on any of the red room names below to tour that room.