William Callbeck Centre
Bedeque Area Historical Museum exhibition
New exhibition, Bedeque Harbour Loyalists, tells the story of the settlement of Loyalist families around Bedeque Bay in 1784, led by William Schurman and Thomas Hooper. The families who arrived with Schurman and Hooper (or shortly after) include the names Darby, Green, Lefurgey, Linkletter, MacFarlane, Murray, Silliker, Small, Strang, Waugh and Wright. Exhibit features photographs and historical artefacts loaned by local families. Tuesday–Saturday 10 am–5 pm, Sunday 1–5 pm. William Callbeck Centre, Central Bedeque
MacNaught History Centre
Genealogical resources on site. Tuesday–Saturday 10 am–4 pm. 75 Spring St, Summerside. 902-432-1332
PEI Regiment Museum
On display is PEI’s Footsteps in the Great War, a history of the Regiment and PEI during WWI. Monday–Friday, 9 am–4 pm, Thursday, 7–9 pm. 3 Haviland St, Charlottetown.
PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation Museum Sites
PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation Museum maintains seven sites across PEI which are open to the public. They are Green Park Shipbuilding Museum & Yeo House, Acadian Museum, Eptek Art & Culture Centre, Beaconsfield Historic House, Orwell Corner Historic Village, Basin Head Fisheries Museum and Elmira Railway Museum. For complete information about each site visit the foundation’s website at www.peimuseum.com.
Community Museums Association of PEI
The Community Museums Association of Prince Edward Island contributes to the enhancement, promotion and protection of Prince Edward Island’s heritage. Approximately 40 museums across Prince, Queens and Kings Counties are members of the Assocation. For info on each museum visit www.museumspei.ca.
Prince County member museums are: Acadian Museum, Alberton Museum, Alberton Heritage Centre, Basket Weavers, Bedeque and Area Historical Museum, Bideford Parsonage Museum, Canadian Potato Museum, Eptek Art and Culture Centre, Green Park Shipbuilding Museum, International Fox Museum, Keir Memorial Museum, Kensignton Memorial Military Museum, Lennox Island Mi’kmaq Cultural Centre, L.M. Montgomery Lower Bedeque Schoolhouse, PEI Shellfish Museum, Tignish Museum, Tryon Museum, West Point Lighthouse, and Wyatt Heritage Properties.
Queens County museums are: Beaconsfield Historic House, Belfast Historical Society’s Church of Scotland, Confederation Centre Art Gallery & Museum, Doucet House, Farmers' Bank of Rustico, Lucy Maud Montgomery Birthplace, Orwell Corner Historic Village, Point Prim Lighthouse, Prince Edward Island Regiment Museum, School Street House, Sir Andrew Macphail Homestead, and Wood Islands Lighthouse.
Kings County museums are: Basin Head Fisheries Museum, Cape Bear Lighthouse, Cardigan River Heritage Centre, East Point Lighthouse, Elmira Railway Museum, Garden of the Gulf Museum, Panmure Island Lighthouse, and Roma at Three Rivers.