Colourful Culture, Storied Past
Immerse yourself in the story of our people, our architecture and our landscape. Each one of our historic sites and heritage museums provides curious travellers with the tales of our past, while contemporary exhibits bring insight to today’s cultural mosaic.
Jump into the past at a living history museum, where you may find yourself weaving suspenders at Kings Landing Historical Settlement or sharing a traditional meal at Village Historique Acadien. Stop by Monument-Lefebvre National Historic Site to follow the Acadian journey or Metepenagiag Heritage Park for a peek into ancient Mi’kmaq traditions.
Tasty experiences await at The Chocolate Museum and New Brunswick Potato World Museum, where you’ll learn about the big impact these food industries have had on our cultural heritage.
Natural history museums include the New Brunswick Museum – which features three levels of history, natural sciences and fine art exhibitions – and many sites of the Stonehammer Geopark. Science East offers young learners a hands-on science museum experience.
Around the province you’ll find many heritage tours and walking tours that highlight the architecture of our urban landscapes and tell fascinating facts about the history of our towns and villages.
Taste, touch, see and learn about the many parts that make up the essence of New Brunswick. They may be our stories, but they’re yours to discover.
• Discover over 1,500 historic sites on the New Brunswick Register of Historic Places.
• Follow the steps of our ancestors by viewing these virtual exhibitions.
• Immerse yourself in our culture and history with the Experience Collection.
Carleton Martello Tower | Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Come to Saint John, New Brunswick and see the Carleton Martello Tower that helped defend the city.