Wyatt House Museum – 85 Spring Street

Wyatt-Historic-House-Museum_styleExperience for yourself why this house museum is described by visitors from around the world as one of the “best museum experiences ever.” The personal and interactive guided tours (choose between oddity and historic) of the 1867 home, give a close up view of the intriguing artifacts collected over a century by the prominent Wyatt family while revealing the stories of the times. Two tours available: Wyatt Historic House tour and Oddity tour.(A tour that shares the story of the little bit different and unique!)

July 2 to September 2, 2017
Monday to Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm, tours given on the hour.
Spring, Fall and Winter: Book your tour by calling 902-432-1332 or 902-432-1298
Admission: $10.00 / Senior and students, $9.00


Lefurgey Cultural Centre – 205 Prince Street

Visit the 1867 Gothic Revival Lefurgey Cultural Centre to view the architectural and historic features of the building that serves as the programming and office space of Culture Summerside. Also on site is the studio of Island artist Maurice Bernard. Treat yourself to the culinary delight of rhubarb punch and ice cream made daily on site during the summer using fresh Island products.

Open Year Round
Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4:30 pm(Call 432-1296 for facility rental information)


MacNaught History Centre & Archives – 75 Spring Street

If you wish to discover your Island roots or learn more about Island history visit MacNaught History Centre and Archives. Archival staff will assist in the use of the many genealogical resources. Please call for research appointments. MacNaught also houses exhibit space dedicated to museum and art exhibits. The pocket watch of John A. MacDonald is one of its most treasured artifacts.

Year round: Tuesday to Saturday 10 am to 4 pm. Tuesday evening 5 pm to 8 pm.
In the summer the gallery space is open on Mondays to purchase Wyatt Historic House Museum Tickets.


Bishop Machine Shop – 101 Water Street

Step back in time with a visit to the 20th century belt-driven Bishop Machine Shop and embrace the smells and sights of a small business once a key player in the industrial life of Summerside. The interpreter explores the journey of several generations of the Bishop family as technology forces them to move from blacksmithing to machine work.

July 2 to September 2, 2017
Monday to Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm
Admission by donation

International Fox Museum – 33 Summer Street

Islanders were the first in the world to succeed in raising and breeding foxes in captivity. It put the province on the map as the birthplace of a new industry filled with high stakes and high fashion. During the heyday, it created incredible wealth and opportunity for the colourful characters in the game. The tour is guided and interactive.

July 2 to September 2, 2017
Monday to Saturday, 10 am to 5pm
Spring and Fall: Book your tour, call 902-432-1332 or 902-432-1298
Admission by donation