The Great George Experience | JUNE 29–AUGUST 18 | 1 hr 15min
Not your standard walking tour! Departing from the Visitor Information Centre at Founders’ Hall (6 Prince Street) English tours at 10:30 am, 1:30pm and 3:30 pm French Tour at 1:30 pm Tuesday to Sunday
Adult $17 / children (under 12) $10/Children under 5-no charge
Join us to explore the stories of Confederation in Charlottetown and bring history alive through a guided tour experience from the water’s edge, up the historic Great George Street and ending with a duel of honour on the front steps of Confederation Centre of the Arts.
Along the way, hear the stories of the Charlottetown Conference, the Mi’kmaq experience pre-Confederation, the creation of CN Rail, the important roles played by women on the Island in 1864, and the historical buildings along Great George St.
The Ghost Tour | JUNE 29–AUGUST 18 | 1 hr
Join the Gravedigger as he leads you through a family-friendly, spooky ghost tour of Historic Charlottetown. Expect stories of unsolved murders, ghostly hauntings, and executions, and learn of the superstitious beliefs of Islanders past.
DEPARTING from the Visitor Information Centre at Founders’ Hall (6 Prince Street) English tours only. Fridays at 7:00 pm
Adult $17 / children (under 12) $10
For individual walking tour bookings, please contact our Box Office toll-free at 1-800-565-0278.
Harmony, Conversation and Friendly Competition | JUNE 29–AUGUST 18 | FREE
Confederation Players, in character, can be found throughout the grounds of Confederation Centre of the Arts, Victoria Row, Queen’s Square and surrounding areas. Have a burning question about Confederation? Ask away! Feel free to engage in conversation with our Players as they meander about historic downtown Charlottetown.
Feel free to eavesdrop on a lively debate on various subjects, current in the 1860s as our Players banter over chess or engage in a battle of wills and words in a lively game of croquet or horseshoes on the lawn. Or perhaps listen in as the Players join the Confederation Brass in song around mid-day on the Upper Plaza at the corner of Queen and Grafton Streets.
Experience the living history of the story of Confederation. In English and French | Tuesday to Sunday between 9:00am-6:00pm