Landmarks and Museums to Visit

Our heritage, galleries and museums give us a colourful culture and storied past.

Kings Landing Historical Settlement Prince William New Brunswick Canada
Beaverbrook Art gallery, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
Hartland Covered Bridge New Brunswick Canada
John Hooper sculptures in Saint John New Brunswick Canada
Monument-Lefebvre National Historic Site, Memramcook New Brunswick Canada

Immerse yourself in the story of our people, our architecture and our landscape. Each one of our historic sites and heritage museums provides curious travelers 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 spinning yarn 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 GeoparkScience East offers young learners a hands-on science museum experience.

For art lovers, New Brunswick has a multitude of art galleries, from the Beaverbrook Art Gallery – which features regional, national and international works of art – to smaller galleries featuring folk art and works by local artists.

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.

National Historic Sites

Discover some of the places that have shaped our history in New Brunswick, one of Canada’s founding provinces.