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Today in Island History
1863 Eliza Jane MacFarlane is born at Carleton. She will study law in Colorado, move to California, and eventually become the first woman in North America ever to be named an assistant district attorney.
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Becoming an annual member of the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation will help ensure the stories and treasures of our vibrant past continue to be shared with present and future generations. You can purchase a regular or corporate membership using the provincial government online payment service. Charitable tax receipts are issued for a portion of all Canadian memberships. Become a Member of the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation. 

What is my membership supporting?
The PEI MHF is a registered charitable organization whose purpose is to study, collect, preserve, interpret and protect our human and natural heritage. Your membership supports our key activities which include:

  • Administering the provincial collection of over 90,000 artifacts representing our human and natural heritage
  • Presenting annual Heritage Awards to recognize groups and individuals who contribute to preserving and promoting our heritage and culture
  • Publishing the Island Magazine, twice each year
  • Coordinating the Architectural Lecture Series
  • Maintaining an inventory of PEI heritage and cultural publications and products, available for purchase.

What is the cost of membership?

Membership includes a membership card that gives you access to all seven museum sites, subscription to The Island Magazine and museum newsletters, 10% discount at museum gift shops and bookstores, and invitations to the AGM, exhibitions and other special  events. A membership is valid for one year from date of purchase.

Regular Membership
• Individual member - ($35 plus HST) $40.25
• Senior / student member – ($30 plus HST) $34.50
• Family membership – ($50 plus HST) $57.50
Purchase a regular membership online. 

Corporate Membership
• Contributing corporate member - $200
• Sustaining corporate member - $500 (Your company logo will appear on the back of Island Magazine.)
• Patron - $1000 (Your company logo will display on the back of Island Magazine or you will be recognized as sponsor of an exhibition or special event.)
Purchase a corporate membership online. 

You can also purchase a membership by calling 902-368-6600 or by sending an email to

For more information contact:
PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation
2 Kent Street
Charlottetown, PEI
Canada C1A 1M6
Telephone: (902) 368-6600