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New Brunswick Museum

1 Market Sq, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 4Z6, Canada
+1 506-643-2300
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Blast from the past

Ok so there is not too much you can say for a Museum in the Maritimes when you have been places... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rothesay, Canada
Interesting museum

I Visited the museum while on a cruise. The museum had a nice exhibit on the history of Saint John... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Daytona Beach, Florida
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The New Brunswick Museum (NBM) provides a remarkable introduction to New Brunswick's rich cultural history and diverse natural environment. At Canada's oldest continuing museum, visitors will discover stories of New Brunswick's past and present on three floors of creative exhibitions, and fun events.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“natural history” (21 reviews)
“ship building” (17 reviews)
“new brunswick” (72 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1 Market Sq, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 4Z6, Canada
+1 506-643-2300
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok so there is not too much you can say for a Museum in the Maritimes when you have been places like the Ontario Royal and Winnipeg Museum; however the NB Museum does New Brunswick history great justice. For a small province, we have a...More

Thank awilsona
Reviewed 1 week ago

I Visited the museum while on a cruise. The museum had a nice exhibit on the history of Saint John and it's industries, lumber, shipbuilding, and fishing. There were a number of artifacts which were interesting, with most of the story told with models. They...More

Thank HunkyJoe
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice range of displays including sections looking at the marine and shipbuilding history of New Brunswick, the contributions of indigenous peoples, some natural history and fine arts.

Thank Shane C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The local history and industry exhibits are excellent on ship building and the lumber industries going back to the 18/19th centuries. Great sailing ship models. There is also a Canadian bird exhibit with over a hundred birds. There is plenty to explore for kids in...More

Thank 11,542
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best informative museums visited in a long time. Don't miss this if in town. Geology section rivetting.

Thank Artificer101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must to see. The museum tells the story of the past and the building of a country and it’s people. Very interesting facts about the past and the perseverance of the people who made it what it is today. Allow time to...More

Thank Rick A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the museum. An excellent attraction to see coming of a cruise boat. The ship building exhibit was very well done.

Thank AlfredoGusteau
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Saint John Museum is a great place to visit. It has very interesting articles and is very informative.

Thank Marion M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Museum. Just stroll through eons of local history. Well done. Lots of reading and we didn't have much time. Did need better signage. Great place for kids.

Thank Joe R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is worth the visit for many reasons, but the display on Delilah the whale and her baby whale made us very aware of and alarmed about the decline of whales along this coast. Sam, the staff member who took the time to answer...More

Thank beckyct
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The New Brunswick Museum is companion dog friendly.