Craigdarroch Castle

1050 Joan Crescent
Victoria, BC - V8S 3L5

Type: Landmarks
(250) 592-5323
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Craigdarroch Castle, located in Victoria, British Columbia, is a historic mansion that stands as a testament to the opulence of the late 19th century. Built between 1887 and 1890 for coal baron Robert Dunsmuir, the castle showcases Victorian architecture and design. Open to the public, the castle now operates as a museum, allowing visitors to step back in time and explore the lavish interiors, including the grand staircase, stained glass windows, and period furnishings.

Perched atop a hill, Craigdarroch Castle offers panoramic views of Victoria and the surrounding landscape. The site has become a popular destination for history enthusiasts, architecture lovers, and tourists seeking to delve into the Gilded Age charm of the Pacific Northwest.

The castle's rich history, architectural grandeur, and educational exhibits make it a cultural gem in Victoria, providing insight into the wealth and aspirations of the Dunsmuir family and the broader Victorian era in Canada.

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