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Vancouver Island Sights

St. Ann's Academy National Historic Site

  • 835 Humboldt St. Map It
  • Downtown
  • Educational Institution

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This former convent and school, founded in 1858, played a central role in British Columbia's pioneer life. The academy's little chapel—the first Roman Catholic cathedral in Victoria—has been restored to look just as it did in the 1920s. The 6-acre grounds, with their fruit trees and herb and flower gardens, have also been restored as historic landscapes.

Sight Information

Address:

835 Humboldt St., Victoria, British Columbia, V8V 4W8, Canada

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Phone:

250-953–8829

Sight Details:

  • By donation
  • Mid-May–early Sept., daily 10–4; early Sept.–mid-May, Thurs.–Sun. 1–4

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