Historical Attractions in Prince Edward Island with kids

You’ve heard the saying “History can be fun”…well, we think history IS fun (especially in Prince Edward Island!)

Prince Edward Island is filled with history, and what better way to learn about it with children than to experience the many places to visit in Prince Edward Island  that can actually take you back in time!

Historical attractions come in all shapes and sizes. There are landmarks where iconic events happened. There are homes of historic figures filled with treasures and artifacts from their amazing lives. There are historic buildings whose walls are filled with stories from Prince Edward Island’s past. 

The best way for kids to learn about history, is to actually visit the places where history happened. It makes sense! Kids can use their imagination as they read and hear all about events, people and places, and feel like they have gone back in time.

There are plenty of things to do with kids in Prince Edward Island when it comes to history, so what are we waiting for - let’s GO! 

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  • Prince Edward Island Museum Heritage

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    Charlottetown

    Excellent example of Victorial life. The shipbuilding musuem at Green Park does a good job in explaining the trade.

  • Avonlea Village

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    Cavendish

    A replica of Avonlea - the town in the popular book of "Anne of Green Gables", featuring authentic historic buildings!

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  • Burlington Amusement Park

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    Kensington

    Burlington Amusement Park is Atlantic Canada's Premiere Go-Kart Facility and a must see on your PEI vacation.

  • Sandpit Cavendish Beach

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    New Glasgow

    Visit the LARGEST amusement park on Prince Edward Island, with go karts, bumper boats, family rides and a thrilling roller coaster!

  • Shining Waters

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    Cavendish

    Make a splash on Prince Edward Island with over 40 wet and dry attractions, over 6 themed areas, with other classic rides and even animals!

  • That Fun Place

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    Charlottetown

    Great indoor play for kids on Prince Edward Island, with inflatables, soft play, and birthday parties!

  • Confederation Centre of the Arts

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    Charlottetown

    The Confederation Centre is open year-round and showcases the best in the Canadian visual and performing arts. It houses several theatres, an art gallery, Mavors Bistro and a gift shop.

  • Wyatt Historic House Museum

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    Summerside

    Wyatt Historic House animates the heirlooms and stories of the prominent Wyatt family. Begin in the 1890s and exit the authentic 1950's kitchen. Check for special themed tours offered to stir the ...

  • Prince Edward Island National Park

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    Charlottetown

    Prince Edward Island National Park of Canada is home to sand dunes, barrier islands and sandspits, beaches, sandstone cliffs, wetlands and forests.

  • Belfast Corn Maze

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    Eldon

    This MAiZE owned and operated by The Viaene family