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Glanmore National Historic Site

257 Bridge St E, Belleville, Ontario K8N 1P4, Canada
+1 613-962-2329
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Beautiful Victorian Mansion

This beautiful Mansion has had 4 generations of families living there. Everything was restored as... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gloria E
A treasure trove of history

This is a local treasure that I have not visited since my children were in school. It was so nice... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
April S
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Discover Belleville's Treasure: Glanmore National Historic Site. This grand Victorian mansion was built in 1883 for prominent Belleville Banker John Philpot Curran Phillips and his wife Harriet. Glanmore was designated a National Historic Site for its exceptional 2nd Empire style architecture. The historic house has had extensive restoration. The museum exhibits artifacts original to the historic house as well as fine art and decorative objects from the Couldery collection and artifacts that are significant to local history from the Regional collection. The museum is open-year round.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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257 Bridge St E, Belleville, Ontario K8N 1P4, Canada
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+1 613-962-2329
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautiful Mansion has had 4 generations of families living there. Everything was restored as it was. There was so much more to see on the 3 floors than my sister and I expected. Really enjoyed it.

Thank Gloria E
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

This is a local treasure that I have not visited since my children were in school. It was so nice to go through solo as it gave me time to truly stop and absorb all of the wonderful historical pieces on display. A highly recommended...More

Thank April S
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Went with 2 friends girls day it was our first stop, this Home is beautiful grand and full of furniture. They have done a really great job preserving this wonderful landmark.

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

A wonderful historic residence. A beautiful representation of its time. Rich in history, beautifully restored Victorian mansion. Love the fact the tour is self guided but the staff can pretty much answer any questions you have. Very worthwhile historical tourist attraction with a surprisingly large...More

Thank Trent316
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Melissa W, education and marketing coordinator at Glanmore National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Thank you for your kind review. I am happy to know that you recognized the level of care that has been put into presenting Glanmore and that our staff were knowledgeable and helpful. I do hope you will come again!

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Reviewed 25 November 2017

We enjoyed our tour of this house. the restoration is terrific that has been done to the house in keeping it within it's time frame. The ceilings are amazing, cool to see all the authentic pieces and art work. Price reasonably, glad we did a...More

Thank Irene R
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Melissa W, education and marketing coordinator at Glanmore National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Thank yo for your visit and review of Glanmore National Historic Site. Please come again!

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Took my 8 year old son with hubby and we all had a nice time. Reasonable $. The lady that worked there was super friendly and informative. She gave our son a scavenger hunt sheet of paper to look around with. He really enjoyed it....More

Thank Christie B
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Melissa W, Education and Marketing Coordinator at Glanmore National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thank you for your great review of your visit to Glanmore National Historic Site. I'm glad your son enjoyed the scavenger hunt. We produce a new one every March so you can come back again and search for all new artifacts! The 3rd floor is...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

What can I say, wow, is my first thought. If you are the keeper of your family treasures or just love the beauty in these artifacts, you'll find something you have or wish you had. It's really worth the time to see Glanmore House. I...More

Thank Ellen B
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Melissa W, Education and Marketing Coordinator at Glanmore National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thank you for your glowing review. I am so glad you appreciated the beauty of Glanmore. There is so much to see and take in that return visits are a great idea!

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

Visited towards end on September and took a couple of hours to view this excellent mansion house. The furnishings and general décor was really good and mimicked the original in almost every way. Definitely recommend a visit if/when in the area. Price was very reasonable...More

Thank Steven L
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Melissa W, Education and Marketing Coordinator at Glanmore National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thanks for your great review. I am so glad you recognized the quality of our restoration. I hope you will be able to visit another time!

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

We have been there a couple times and have enjoyed both visits. There is lots to see and read so give yourself lots of time to enjoy this visit if you enjoy historical places. Prices are reasonable and there are people there to help if...More

Thank GarryFD
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Melissa W, Education and Marketing Coordinator at Glanmore National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thank you for your positive review of our historic house museum. Our staff work hard to provide the best possible experience and your feedback is greatly appreciated.

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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

old house worth seeing. expect to spend 1h30 to complete the tour nice during rainy days ------------------

Thank M H
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Melissa W, Education and Marketing Coordinator at Glanmore National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thank you for your positive review. There is always lots to see at Glanmore! Please come again.

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Jachro
3 April 2018|
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Response from Melissa W | Property representative |
Technically no. The discovery pass is valid at National Historic Sites operated by Parks Canada. Glanmore National Historic Site is operated by the City of Belleville. When you purchased your pass you should have received... More
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TheWormwood
13 February 2017|
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Response from Melissa W | Property representative |
Yes! Glanmore is open year round, Tuesday to Sunday. Winter hours are 1 pm to 4:30 pm. Melissa Wakeling, Education and Marketing Coordinator, Glanmore National Historic Site
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JJKATH
3 September 2016|
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Response from Melissa W | Property representative |
Thank you for the question. The historic house is only partially accessible. There is a exterior lift to gain access to the entrance and main floor (otherwise, a wide staircase with six steps up and wide wooden... More
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