Wyatt Heritage Properties
Wyatt Heritage Properties is comprised of the Wyatt House Museum, the Lefurgey Cultural Centre, and the MacNaught History Centre and Archives.
About the Collections
The collection of the Wyatt Heritage Properties is comprised of Human History objects. Specifically, visitors will enjoy a wide variety of furnishings, textiles, metals, glass, ceramics and paper documents representative of the Victorian period through to the 1950's.
Approximate number of objects in the collections: 10,000 +
The Archives Collection is comprised of the Wyatt/Lefurgey family collection, as well as numerous local collections.
Architectural Records •
Cartographic Materials •
Electronic Records •
Prints and Drawings •
Films and Videos •
Sound Recordings •
Ceramics, Porcelain or Pottery •
Furniture or Furnishings •
Metalwork, Silverwork or Goldwork •
Musical Instruments •
Textiles or Tapestries
African • American • Asian • Canadian • Aboriginal or First Nations • European • Oceanian • Central/South American
Painting • Photography • Prints and Drawings • Sculpture • Sketchbooks or Albums
Folk Art • War Art • Religious Art
Clocks or Time-Keeping Devices
Costumes and Accessories
Exploration and Survey
Furniture or Furnishings
Household Objects or Domestic Technology
Maps, Charts, Plans or Blueprints
Marine History and Technology
Medical History and Technology
Military History and Technology
Religious or Liturgical Objects
Toys and Games
: Motorized ground
Services & Activities
Wyatt House - Guided Interpretive Tours
MacNaught History Centre and Archives - Local Research / Genealogy
The Properties also offer special Programs and Events throughout the year, including Educational Programs for children.
Family and Community History research services.
Archival Records •
Conservation or Restoration •
Genealogical Research •
Information Centre •
Object or Scientific specimen identification •
Slide Library •
Video Library •
Conference or Symposium
Other: High-speed Internet
Edcuational Programs are available for all age groups, with advance notice. Programs generally include a visit to all three Properties, with various hands-on activities at each. The most successful Program to date has been the "Olde-Fashioned Christmas", which offered children from Grades three to eight the opportunity to learn about the traditions of Christmases past.
Classes or Workshops
Other: Beginners' Genealogical Workshop
Wheelchair accessibility to Lefurgey and MacNaught, limited access to the Wyatt House. Public washrooms.
Information Centre or Desk
Nature Trails, Walks or Gardens
Special Needs Facilities
: Wheelchair access
Publications and Products
Local histories, etc.
75 Spring Street
Summerside, Prince Edward Island
Wyatt Heritage Properties
P.O. Box 1510, Summerside, Prince Edward Island
Hours of Operation
Wyatt Heritage Properties is pleased to offer guided Interpretive tours of the new Wyatt House Museum, a beautifully restored 1867 home of a prominent Summerside family. These tours are available Monday through Saturday during the summer months and by appointment the rest of the year, with the exception of April, when the home is closed for house-cleaning.
MacNaught History Centre and Archives is open to researchers year round - please call ahead during the winter months for updated hours.
Lefurgey Cultural Centre, a former shipbuilder's home, is currently being utilized as a base for local artisans, and is open to visitors by appointment only.
Various seasonal activities are available throughout the year at the Wyatt Heritage Properties, such as activities for children, an outdoor ice-skating rink as weather permits, various specialized exhibitions, and Interpretive Programming such as a Hallowe'en Heritage Ghost Walk, "Christmas at the Wyatt House" Open House, and more. call 432-1326 or 1296 for current program options.
Open: Open Hours change with the seasons, however appointments are welcome year round by calling 432-1326 for Wyatt House Tours, or 432-1332 for the MacNaught History Centre and Archives.
The Wyatt Heritage Properties close for statutory holidays.
Admission for Wyatt House tours: Adults $ 3.50, Seniors $ 2.00, and children under 12 free. MacNaught History Centre and Archives offers free admission to those wishing to do research or visit the exhibition.