The Prince Edward Island Regiment Museum is locatedin the Queen Charlotte Armoury, situated on the waterfront of historic downtown Charlottetown. The mandate of the museum is to collect, preserve, research and exhibit artefacts which illustrate the vibrantly rich history and heritage of military forces on Prince Edward Island.
With over 4,000 artifacts in their collection, the museum is often referred to as a "hidden gem". Their collection contains war medals, authentic uniforms, and German trench mortars among other intriguing artifacts. The Prince Edward Island Regiment Museum opened its doors to the public on June 23, 1990 but its collection dates back to 1807.
The Prince Edward Island Regiment Musuem has the distinction of being:
- The only official Canadian Armed Forces military musuem on Prince Edward Island. It was formally accredted by the Department of National Defence, Directorate of History and Heritage in 1992
- The only museum in the city of Charlottetown
From Vimy to Juno can be accessed by visitors during regular hours of operation.
The Prince Edward Island Regiment Museum
3 Haviland Street
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Monday to Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Call (902) 368 - 0108 for appointments
For More Information
For additional information, please visit the The Prince Edward Island Regiment Museum website.