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Our capital invites you to visit and become part of the culture and heritage of our province.

Charlottetown is the capital of Prince Edward Island and the “Birthplace of Canada”. It was here that the Fathers of Confederation held their first meeting, a meeting that led to the decision to begin to create our country, Canada. Against such a historical background, Charlottetown offers a heritage district featuring historic buildings and sites.

Charlottetown has a vibrant cultural environment showcasing museums, galleries, artisans, craftspeople, musicians, and great theatre. No visit to PEI is complete without time spent in Charlottetown, and if you’re flying to PEI, this is where you’ll arrive.

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Confederation Centre Art Gallery

As a national art institution, the Confederation Centre Art Gallery presents Canadian artists in contemporary and historic exhibits, in a mix of traditional art forms - painting, drawing, and printmaking. The gallery fosters understanding and enjoyment of Canadian visual arts, and each year the gallery presents about 20 exhibits. Experience first hand the diverse and compelling stories about Canadian culture, richly told through visual arts. The Confederation Centre Art Gallery is located in Confederation Centre of the Arts.