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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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A great place to learn about local history.

If you like history this is a great way to spend a couple of hours. We actually did a Christmas... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
NantheFoodie
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Belleville, Canada
An amazing historical home well worth the visit

After visiting a number of historical homes across Ontario, I have to say that Glanmore is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Janice F
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Kanata, Ontario, Canada
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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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Hours Today: 13:00 - 16:30
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 2 weeks ago

If you like history this is a great way to spend a couple of hours. We actually did a Christmas tour which was fascinating because they decorate for the season. First time into this spot in over 30 years and they done a great job...More

Thank NantheFoodie
Melissa W, Education and Marketing Coordinator at Glanmore National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review Glanmore National Historic Site. The historic house always looks lovely during the holiday season and our evening tours are extremely popular. Don't miss our new exhibit "150 years of Belleville's Apparel" which will be on display August 17-October...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After visiting a number of historical homes across Ontario, I have to say that Glanmore is definitely my favorite. You are taken back in time once you walk in the door. The home is completely restored to its original condition and was very beautiful. Staff...More

1  Thank Janice F
Melissa W, Education and Marketing Coordinator at Glanmore National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit to Glanmore National Historic Site. I do hope you will come again, there is so much to see!

Reviewed 11 July 2017

went with my neice... it was so beautiful. loved the architecture. the period pieces were amazing. staff knew a lot about the house and the people who lived here

Thank 670dee
Melissa W, Education and Marketing Coordinator at Glanmore National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for your very positive review. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit, please come again!

Reviewed 22 May 2017

After travelling to many historical house across Ontario, I have to say Glanmore is absolutely my favorite. As soon as you walk through the door you walk back in time. The home is restored to original condition from the roof to the carpets. The staff...More

2  Thank beebfan
Melissa W, Education and Marketing Coordinator at Glanmore National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Many thanks for your enthusiastic review! Our staff deeply care for and take pride in the preservation, restoration and presentation of this fine historic home. I'm glad this was evident to you. There is so much to take in at Glanmore, I do hope you...More

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful historical site. We had a great tour with a very passionate and knowledgeable guide. It has an amazing collection of animal art and there was also an interesting travelling display about women's right to vote. We also had fun in the...More

1  Thank Stephanie M
Melissa W, Education and Marketing Coordinator at Glanmore National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Many thanks for your review of your visit to Glanmore National Historic Site. I'm glad you enjoyed your time at our museum and had fun with the selfie station!

Reviewed 10 April 2017

A must see for historians or those looking for a peek into "what was". Friendly face at the door, good price for the tour...something to look at in each corner of this magnificent home.

2  Thank visionsnvoices
Melissa W, Education and Marketing Coordinator at Glanmore National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thanks for your positive review of Glanmore National Historic Site. I'm so glad you enjoyed the visit and appreciate our lovely and unique heritage building!

Reviewed 14 February 2017

lovely gardens and lovely home I have been here several times even had tea and was here for the Christmas tour what a wonderful look back in time.

Thank seth10
Melissa W, Education and Marketing Coordinator at Glanmore National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Thanks for your great review! Please visit us again!

Reviewed 1 February 2017

I did a co-op placement here in high school and I fell in love with this place. I try to visit whenever I'm in town and have the time. It is so beautifully preserved in the height of ornate Victorian design, with an absolutely stunning...More

Thank silverstang
Melissa W, Public Relations Manager at Glanmore National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2017

Thanks for the rave review! We hope you will visit again soon! Melissa Wakeling, Education and Marketing Coordinator, Glanmore National Historic Site

Reviewed 21 October 2016

the home is spectacular and the attention to detail is amazing beautiful home made the image of family life easy staff knew the historical significance of every room and piece window on history

1  Thank jh2042015
Melissa W, Education and Marketing Coordinator at Glanmore National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2017

Thank you for your positive review! It sounds like our staff's love and caring for the site and our artifact collections was evident during your visit. Please come again!

Reviewed 12 October 2016

I have toured many older mansions but was thoroughly delighted with Glanmore. The interior finishes were fabulous to begin with and have been painstakingly refurbished to that original grandure. Our visit really exceeded expectations!

1  Thank Gail W
Melissa W, Education and Marketing Coordinator at Glanmore National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2016

Thanks for your kind review! I'm glad you enjoyed your visit.

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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
2 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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burshawsmith
9 July 2016|
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Response from Melissa W | Property representative |
Hello, I'm sorry I missed your question and did not answer it right away. You certainly can hold small weddings at Glanmore. The space available for events is quite limited so we can only accommodate weddings of maximum... More
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