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Today in Island History
1770 The Falmouth, 53 days out from Greenock, arrives off St. Peter's with 120 settlers sent out by James Montgomery, Lord Advocate of Scotland, to settle his lands on Lot 34. They are among the earliest British settlers to come to Prince Edward Island.
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Eptek Art & Culture Centre

Eptek Art & Culture Centre offers regional and Prince Edward Island exhibits year round. Showcases include themes ranging from history to art, including periodic displays of the permanent collection of paintings by the late PEI artist, Dr. Georgie Read Barton.

Plan a visit to the Eptek Art & Culture Centre to sample the rich culture that Islanders and visitors alike find fun and really interesting.

By donation


Hours of Operation
Open year round


Monday to Friday 9:00 to 4:00
Sundays 12:00 to 4:00

October through May

Tuesday to Friday 10:00 to 4:00
Sundays 12:00 to 4:00
Eptek will be closed  Sunday, October 11


Monday to Friday 9:00 to 4:00
Sundays 12:00 to 4:00

July and August

Monday to Saturday 9:00 to 5:00
Sundays 12:00 to 5:00

Events and Exhbits

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Contact Information

Phone: (902) 888-8373

Fax: (902) 888-8375



130 Heather Moyse Dr., Summerside C1N 5Y8

GPS N46 23.361 W-063 47.173

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