|Founding||January 26, 1964|
|Mission||Acquire, preserve, study and interpret the artifacts and arts pertaining to the heritage of Prince Edward Island Acadians from 1720 to the present.|
|Administration||A Director who reports to the Executive Director of the Prince Edward Island Museum & Heritage Foundation and who is assisted by members of the Board of Directors. These members are elected during the annual meetings of the Association du Musée acadien incorporée, a non-profit organization whose role is to advise the Acadian Museum and make financial contributions towards its operations.|
|Construction of the new building||1990-1991|
|Security||Fire and burglary alarm systems.|
|Environment||Monitoring system to keep the relative humidity at 40% and the temperature at 20-21º.
Air conditioning during the summer months.
|Lights in the exhibition rooms||Incandescent.|
|Space for the permanent exhibition||120 m2 (1,324 square feet)|
|Space for the temporary exhibitions||146 m2 (1,610 square feet)|