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Historical House Museum, Castle, Wedding and Reception Venue, self guided tours, group tours, volunteer opportunities, special events.
Established in 1890
Craigdarroch Castle was built between 1887-1890 for Robert Dunsmuir, a Scottish immigrant who made his fortune from Vancouver Island coal. This Victorian mansion, overlooking the City of Victoria British Columbia,... more
So we heard this is a historic castle in Victoria area. Without a car, we were told that we should probably get a taxi since we stayed near downtown. We thought it's probably not too bad so we decided to walk. It took us about 1 hour to walk there, and it was quick a good walk since the weather was nice that weekend we went! We enjoyed the castle and learning the history about it. It was... more
It's a castle, albeit a smaller castle, but still very cute looking! Reminds me of one from the movie Tangled for some reason. They spent countless amount of hours restoring this place, and are constantly doing renovations to it, especially the outside gardens, which is a lot bigger than expected. For the small price you pay in the tour, it's totally worth it, and it is a small amount of money... more
I was really looking forward to seeing the Castle, it was impressive, but it seemed we caught them in their transition from Halloween festivities and decorating for Christmas. There were many rooms that were full of Christmas totes. We went through the castle in less than one hour, and expected a bit more for the price of the tour.
Craigdarroch Castle Historical Museum Society offers these services: tourism, touristic.
Craigdarroch Castle Historical Museum Society offers these services: tourism, touristic, musée.