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The Story of Confederation

Dates of Operation: January 1 - December 31, 2024

Location 130 Queen Street Charlottetown Charlottetown Area

Contact [email protected] 9025661267 (T)

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About this Property

Explore the Confederation Chamber, a stunning replica of the Province House site where Canada was born.

While Province House National Historic Site is closed for conservation work, visitors can learn about the story of Confederation in the Centre’s Upper Foyer. The space has been transformed into a stunning replica of the historic chamber where the Fathers of Confederation met during the 1864 Charlottetown Conference.

The exhibition includes a short film from Parks Canada – A Building of Destiny – which transports viewers back in time to September 1864, when the discussions that took place at Province House would change the face of North America. The film also showcases related themes, including the Indigenous context at the time of Confederation and the role of women in Victorian society. Accompanying the film is a video explaining the role of Confederation Centre of the Arts as Canada’s national living memorial to the Fathers of Confederation.

The Confederation Chamber Replica includes guided interpretation of the exhibition, informative panels, and original artifacts from Province House.

Admission for individuals is free.
Fees apply to groups of 10+ and require an advance booking. Rates are as follows:
Groups (10-30 people): $140 per group
Groups (31-60 people): $280 per group

To inquire about a group booking, please contact [email protected].

Amenities & Accreditations

Air Conditioning
Bilingual service - Limited
Full Mobile Accessible

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