Quality Inn & Suites Garden of the Gulf
618 Water St., E.
Summerside, PE C1N 2V5
Phone: (902) 436-2295
Fax: (902) 432-2911
618 Water St., E., Summerside, PE, CA, C1N 2V5
- Phone: (902) 436-2295
- Fax: (902) 432-2911
Arts & Museums
The Eptek Art and Culture Center displays art by local artists and features exhibits concerning local history. As one of seven Museum and Heritage PEI sites, the Eptek Art and Culture Center offers a taste of local pride. The gift shop advertises an array of locally crafted goods. The center is open seven day a week during the summer months. Admission is by donation.
The Wyatt House Museum was built the same year of Canada’s conception, 1867. The home was restored into a museum that offers visitors a glimpse into the past. Learn about the fascinating Wyatt family and their contribution to the community. History buffs will appreciate the vast collection of artifacts ranging from tiger skin rugs to antique furniture.
Take a step off the beaten path and experience something truly unique at Back Road Folk Art. You'll know you've arrived at the right place when you see the lobster buoys hanging from trees. Sign up for Kerras Jeffery's workshop and learn to carve a fish from a block of wood. You'll leave with great memories and a truly unique souvenir. Call +1866 887 3238 for details.
Explore the history of the Acadian culture here.This museum reveals the interesting island of the Acadians since 1720 which allows you to encounter three hundred year treasures! You can choose to walk through one of the ten heritage trails or visit exhibits indoors. Past exhibits have included "Hooked Rugs" where artisans showcase their work of hooked rugs made of wool, yarn, and other fabric. Viewing the permanent showcase and video presentation about the Acadians is another option. You may even purchase a heritage passport to visit other sites on Prince Edward Island. Please check website for summer hours
The Anne Gallant Gallery in Kensington offers paintings, calendars, and art classes. The vast majority of the artwork depicts colorful shoreline, harbors, and beach life. What better way to remember a vacation than to bring home a painted rendition?
The Anne of Green Gables Museum is housed in the childhood home of famed author Laura Maud Montgomery. The 110-acre property houses a museum, a gift shop featuring Anne of Green Gables themed goods, carriage rides, and lovely gardens. If you’re a Laura Maud Montgomery fan, you’ll certainly recognize the similarities between the house and the settings of her novels Pat of Silver Bush, Mistress Pat, and of course, Anne of Green Gables. See for yourself the “enchanted bookcase” as described by Anne in the novel. Hours are seasonal, so be sure to check the website.
Before Prince Edward Island was a province of Canada, it was a colony. During that time, the most powerful man on the island was James Yeo, Jr., shipbuilding titan. Visit Green Park Shipbuilding Museum and see his beautiful home (built and furnished in the Victorian style). Learn all about the once-booming shipbuilding industry and how Yeo's success fueled the development of the Island.