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Acadian Museum (Musee Acadien)

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Address: 405, Avenue de l'Universite, Moncton, New Brunswick E1A 3E9, Canada
Phone Number: 506 858 4088
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Description: Open-Year Round / Ouvert toute l’année. The museum’s permanent exhibition...
Open-Year Round / Ouvert toute l’année. The museum’s permanent exhibition, entitled "L'Aventure Acadienne" [Acadian Adventure], is a dynamic and innovative presentation of the history of Acadia in Atlantic Canada and of its material culture. L'exposition permanente du Musée acadien de l'Université de Moncton intitulée « L'Aventure acadienne » présente de façon dynamique et novatrice l'histoire de l'Acadie de l'Atlantique ainsi que l'histoire de sa culture matérielle.
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Nice history and overview. Nice maps and illustrations. Nice artifacts, etc. shows important dates and events.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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Westmount, Canada
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London, Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This is a little museum located on a nice university campus. The museum itself takes about 45 minutes to compleat.

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Westmount, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Nice history and overview. Nice maps and illustrations. Nice artifacts, etc. shows important dates and events.

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Moncton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

I had not visited this museum before,had company from B.C on a rainy day decided to visit. To my surprise we all found the information interesting and help us understand some of the hardships and experiences incountered by the Acadians. Very well done, the staff pleasant and accommodating. A must see.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

It was a rainy day. So my wife and I explored the Acadian museum. The dioramas and explanatory exhibits are excellent and very educational. We appreciated the exhibits being expressed in both English and French. The highlight of our visit was the two post-graduate students free personal information about the Acadian history. They were working at the desk but had... More 

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Moncton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This museum does an amazing job explaining the history of the Acadians. Detailed geography, original Acadian flag, vent an Academy Award won by an Acadian and donated - just a great way to spend an afternoon. Imperative signs are bilingual.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This Acadian Museum on the Campus of the Université of Moncton is a great spot to learn all about the Acadian history over the years. The guided tours will take your through 400 years of history with the help of photos, maps and objects. A great place to learn about the Acadian heritage here in the Maritimes and how they... More 

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Carlisle, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Having no knowledge of the Acadians, save for reading Longfellow's "Evangeline" at some point during my schooling, this was a real treat. It is a lesson both in history and culture. One of the focal points of our group tour was to study the Acadians, and this museum really sewed together all the various threads we had been introduced to... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

We loved this little museum!! Gave us a better understanding of the Acadians and the museum was setup both chronologically but also covered stories/events that I had heard of. Evangeline's legend/story is very well explained and was very interesting!! A must see!!

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Brussels
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This museum tells the story of the Acadien people who were expelled by the British in the 18th century. The acadiens were French immigrants that have developed agriculture in Acadie (now Nova Scotia). It is explained in full details in the museum and it also provides an insight in the culture of the Acadiens who still exist in North America.... More 

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Doylestown, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

This piqued my interest so much in this area of history I am going to read further on it. THe staff were very informative and helpful.

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