Van Horne Estate on Ministers Island Inc.

199 Carriage Rd, Douglas Harbour, NB
Max Capacity: 300 people
The Van Horne Estate on Ministers Island offers visitors one of the foremost cultural, heritage and environmental tourism destination in the Charlotte Coastal Region of the Bay of Fundy of New Brunswick. Ministers Island is an enchanting place to experience. Lying in the shores of Passamaquoddy Bay near St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada, this 500-acre island can be reached by driving over the seafloor. Once there, you are immersed in an experience from the late 19th and early 20th century - the summer estate of Sir William Van Horne, the driving force behind the Canadian Pacific Railway. Sir William's vast house, his equally large barn and his bathhouse/artist's hideaway are on view, as are the beautiful carriage lanes through the woods and fields. Time stands still, and you're swept up in an atmosphere that makes you forget all about your everyday life and the here-and-now. Come explore! We're waiting to welcome you Our services include venues for rehearsal dinners, over the tide wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions.
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Amenities
  • Full Bar/Lounge
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Outside Catering Allowed
Features
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 300
  • Special Features: Van Horne Estate, former summer home of Sir William Van Horne, Canadian Pacific Railway Tycoon. The near 700 acre island offers a nature preserve, historical architecture and facilities, museums, gardens and crossing the ocean floor.