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Glanmore National Historic Site

Open today: 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Belleville’s Community Museum

Glanmore is a grand, three-storey house designed by local architect Thomas Hanley built between... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

This house is a must visit!!! Everything from the... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2018
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Discover Belleville's Treasure: Glanmore National Historic Site. This grand Victorian mansion serves as both a historic house and community museum. It was built in 1883 for prominent Belleville Banker John Philpot Curran Phillips and his wife...more
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Hours Today: 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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257 Bridge St E, Belleville, Ontario K8N 1P4, Canada
+1 613-962-2329
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Glanmore is a grand, three-storey house designed by local architect Thomas Hanley built between 1882 and 1883 for wealthy banker John Philpot Curran Phillips and his wife Harriet. It is an outstanding example of domestic Second Empire architecture. Notable features of the architectural style include...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

This house is a must visit!!! Everything from the grounds..furnishings...architecture...ceilings...windows...doors...cane believe how incredibly beautiful this house is.

Reviewed August 3, 2018

the self guided tour of this house is stunning, most of the furniture is authentic The home has been restored to a beautiful piece of art!

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Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Our friends live a few blocks from this loving maintained and restored Victorian Mansion. So we strolled down the street pass many 1860 to early 1900 homes. There are many such homes in this part of the Canada. We where met by a cheerful and...More

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Reviewed July 4, 2018

On a rainy summer afternoon, I took my granddaughter to Glanmore, Belleville's historic house and museum. The house was built in 1883 by a local banker and his wife and used extensively for entertaining his clients. It had the first hot water shower and flush...More

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Reviewed March 21, 2018

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
Reviewed March 5, 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
Reviewed March 4, 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.

Thank 123Coreen
Reviewed December 22, 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

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

Reviewed November 25, 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
Melissa W, education and marketing coordinator at Glanmore National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2018

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

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April 2, 2018|
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
February 13, 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
September 2, 2016|
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