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Craigdarroch Castle

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Built by coal baron Robert Dunsmuir during the reign of Queen Victoria and now a National Historic Site.
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Jason
Jason
July 16, 2019
Built by coal baron Robert Dunsmuir during the reign of Queen Victoria and now a National Historic Site, Craigdarroch Castle has been meticulously restored, giving visitors a glimpse of privileged life in the 1890s.
Shena
Shena
April 3, 2020
Completed in 1890, Craigdarroch is a stately home built by the pioneering couple Robert and Joan Dunsmuir, who at the time of its construction were the wealthiest people in British Columbia. Called a 'castle' due to its imposing exterior, the luxurious interior has been restored to look as though…
Colin
Colin
February 15, 2020
A castle in Canada. One of two in Victoria that appear in many movies and TV shows. There are audio guides and tours. 26.2km or a 30 minute drive away.
Rachel
Rachel
June 8, 2020
Learn about the fascinating Dunsmuir family, through their home and their interesting lives. The building itself has a rich and vibrant history as it has seen many iterations since its beginnings as a family home i.e. Military hospital, Victoria College, Victoria Conservatory of Music. Fantastically…
Debra
Debra
July 14, 2020
Built by coal baron Robert Dunsmuir during the reign of Queen Victoria and now a National Historic Site, Craigdarroch Castle has been meticulously restored, giving visitors a glimpse of privileged life in the 1890s.
Jim
Jim
May 14, 2020
A National Historic Site, Craigdarroch was built by coal barron Robert Dunsmuir during the reign of Queen Victoria. Tours.

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Locatie
1050 Joan Crescent
Victoria, BC V8S 3L5
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Telefoonnummer+1 250-592-5323
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Yes (incl. Visa & MasterCard)
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