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Address: 120 Union St, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Phone Number: 506/652-3590
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Intriguing Canadian history

We liked learning about the arrival of the first loyalists and how they lived. I am not a history buff but enjoyed seeing all the artifacts and walking through the house imagining... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2015
Sharon G
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Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

For $5/adult and $2/child this is an affordable and interesting museum. The guide takes you through each room and explains how life was lived in that time period, how the house would have been run, and what various furniture/items were used for. I am always amazed at the ingenuity and practicality of that time. You also learn many interesting facts... More 

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Houston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We love historical buildings. At first we were worried when the “kid” giving the tour came up in basketball shorts and a t-shirt. We don’t expect period costumes but threw us. But he was a font of knowledge even when I asked question about Saint John.

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Saint John, Canada
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

This is a gem within the city that people forget about. This house is a quick reminder of the way live used to be. I recommend stopping by and enjoy the history and artifacts that this house has to offer.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

We liked learning about the arrival of the first loyalists and how they lived. I am not a history buff but enjoyed seeing all the artifacts and walking through the house imagining what it used to be like. Our four year old found it a bit boring.

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CT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Wanted to see this, but it was closed. Walked right by the house, not realizing what it was. The house looked in disrepair. Would have liked to see the inside.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I've been visiting the Loyalist House since I was a little girl. I love it and so do my kids. The tour guides at the Loyalist House are great and very informative.

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Vancouver
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 427 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This white clapboard Loyalist house is located not far from the New Brunswick Museum so it seemed like another good tourist sight to visit. Although It is located on a busy street corner and surrounded by businesses, no one has wanted to push it down for a new business so it must have been a special house, but we didn't... More 

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Bel Air, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

During our recent cruise, we had a port stop in Saint John. The Loyalist House shows what life was like in the early to mid 19th century. Unlike most historical exhibits, the docent was allowed to touch nearly everything, and even we lowly tourists were permitted to handle many of the actual exhibits. This was a very pleasant surprise, as... More 

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Indiana,pa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

It was not open. they told us only open on cruise ship days. Hard to say more, when we didn't get in.

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saint john
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is an interesting stop but if this is your second visit don't expect ANYTHING to have changed. I don't think they've done anything to the exhibit since 1965.

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