Garden of the Gulf Museum

A museum for the collection, preservation, interpretation and exhibition of historical artifacts from the community of Three Rivers in Prince Edward Island.

A visit to the museum will be a highlight of your visit to the town of Montague. If you are already a resident, please come and view the artefacts from the local area and our curated exhibits. You might see something to bring back memories! Searching your family tree? Make use of the genealogical resources on hand. Wish to entertain your children while educating them about the past? Check out our programs.

There’s something of interest for everyone at the Museum.

The museum is open on a seasonal basis,  Tues. to Sat., 9 Am to 5 PM,  July 02 through early September . Air conditioned. See admission fees.

Did you know?

  • The museum building was originally the Post Office and Customs House which opened in May of 1888.
  • It was officially opened as a museum in 1958 by the former Governor General Vincent Massey.
  • There are over 5000 – and growing ! – artifacts in the archives.

The Garden of the Gulf Museum would like to express our sincere gratitude to the The Town of Three Rivers for its on-going, generous support and commitment to our institution. Your contributions have enabled us to fulfill our mission of preserving and sharing the history of our community.

The Garden of the Gulf Museum acknowledges that we live, work, and create on Epekwitk (PEI) located in Mi’kma’ki, the unceded and ancestral territory of the  Mi’kmaq People. Here at the Museum, we are committed to respecting this land and the Mi’kmaq who have occupied it for thousands of years, and will strive to learn from them, and uphold them in our work.