Prince Edward Island Museum and Heritage Foundation

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Prince Edward Island Museum and Heritage Foundation

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Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • P.E.I. Museum and Heritage Foundation
  • Museum and Heritage Foundation of P.E.I.

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Description area

Dates of existence


The Prince Edward Island Museum and Heritage Foundation, founded in 1983 by the Museums Act, operates out of the Beaconsfield Museum in Charlottetown, PEI. The Museum and Heritage Foundation operates seven museums and historic sites, supports educational and publishing programs, as well as administering exhibits and special events. Administered by a board of directors, the Foundation reports to the provincial Minister of Community and Cultural Affairs.

The PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation succeeds the PEI Heritage Foundation, which was established in 1970.


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Internal structures/genealogy

General context

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Control area

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Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

RAD 24.1a


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

20 July 2001. Entered into AtoM 26 January 2015.





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