Our “Discover Our History” itinerary was designed to ensure you make the most of your day in the North Cape Coastal Region with some of the best museums and attractions around to ensure you experience true PEI history. Pick a few favourites and take your time to explore each one or pack up for the day and enjoy every stop on the list. It’s all in your hands!
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Bishop Machine Shop Museum
Take a step back in time and immerse yourself in Island history as you explore this old-fashioned machine shop with its impressive array of lathes and machine tools.
Discover a diverse collection of locally crafted exhibits and programs dedicated to history, science and the fine arts. The on-site boutique is stocked with a selection of Island-made crafts and artwork for visitors to take home.
Explore the 1865 Victorian home of James Yeo, a famous shipbuilder once considered the wealthiest man in the colony. The museum features interpretive exhibits and artifacts that tell the story of PEI’s shipbuilding past.
Get up close to impressive wind turbines and learn about wind energy at the North Cape Wind Energy Interpretive Centre. On some days, you might even see Irish Moss being harvest the traditional way - with horse-drawn rakes.
Geoff’s Bridge See oyster fisherman tonguing for oysters in one of our pristine bays as you drive along.
Geoff’s Bridge, Cascumpec
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Wyatt Historic House Museum Explore this 1867 residence and discover thousands of artifacts collected and used by the Wyatt family over the course of a century. 85 Spring St., Summerside (902) 432-1296