Fact Sheet


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)