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Loyalist House

120 Union St, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
506/652-3590
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Ranked #7 of 34 Attractions in Saint John
Type: Historic Sites, Architectural Buildings
Traveler Description: The Loyalist House in St John, New Brunswick, is a jewel.  The furniture, dishes, art work and contents were all used and saved by 5 generations of... more »
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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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Coaldale, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Stopped in to have look at this historical building in downtown Saint John. Best five bucks I have spent. The tour guide was full of information and the house and contents are incredible. This is part of our history and I am so glad I was able to take it in. I highly recommend this attraction to anyone who lives... More

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The house is beautifully kept and presented. Our tour guide gave one of the most interesting and knowledgeable tours I have ever had. Definitely do this!

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Los Angeles, CA
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

You'll get to see how a rich family lived in early part of 19th century and learn some Saint John history as well. Furniture and rugs are gems and other artifacts very interesting as well.

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Saint John, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Do go and see the Loyalist House while you are in Saint John, and if you live here, make it a point to visit. This is our history.

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Hampton, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Very well preserved 18th century home of interest to Americans because it was built by Loyalists fleeing the Amer. revolution

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Amherst, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We went to the New Year's Levee (Open House) at the Loyalist House and just loved it. The food was wonderful, the people were all really nice, there were musicians playing in front of the fireplace and several people floating around in period costume telling us really interesting things about the house, the furniture and the 1800's in St. John.... More

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toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

I was in St. John on a cruise and walked up the road to visit this house. $5 admittance fee. Guide (Ron?) was excellent and provided a lot of information. Worth a visit. Andrew

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Detailed tour, great guide. Tour guide took time to take individual items that you usually have to stay behind the barrier for our inspection. Interesting insights like pointing out the newspaper used to line trunks had to be used to reconstruct records after the Saint John fire. Included history of how US cities like Boston and St John were interlinked.... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

We were the only ones in the house and our tour guide was amazing! She was very informative and knew her history inside and out. There are so many little gems in this house that I would visit again in a second. Allow two hours for touring, if you get a guided tour, and so that you can do a... More

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