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Acadian Historical Village

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Address: 14311, Route 11, Caraquet, New Brunswick E8N 2V6, Canada
Phone Number: 506 726 2600
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: This historical village features descendants of the Acadians, and tells...
This historical village features descendants of the Acadians, and tells the story of "le grand derangement," the English attempt to rid Acadia of its French inhabitants.
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We have been to many historical villages, but this is the best. Every building has a re-enactor who will explain about the building and/or the tasks they are performing. In... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Missoula, Montana
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Missoula, Montana
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186 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We have been to many historical villages, but this is the best. Every building has a re-enactor who will explain about the building and/or the tasks they are performing. In many other places we have visited the staff are pretending to perform relevant tasks, but here the work is real. The women in the homes are preparing meals for other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A historical time capsule. Well run and historically correct. A four hour walk through history. We visited old homes and business with horse drawn wagons and steam engines. Bake ovens, black smiths , vegetable gardens and farm animals. Tres cool!

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Brantford, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I was pleasantly surprised by the Village. I could have spent much more time here, listening to the historical interpreters in each house. What a wealth of history! The settling was beautiful, lunch of traditional Acadian food was fantastic (pea soup highly recommended). I am considering a stay in Chateau Albert at the village in the future.

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Dalhousie, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

WHAT AN AMAZING ADVENTURE! This place has it all, music, entertainment, education, and food!! This would make an adventure that you will not forget. My suggestion is walk through the village but hitch a ride back to the entrance, especially if you have children. As long as you don't have allergies to horse, you will be fine. By the time... More 

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Charlottetown, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I loved the lay out of the village. You start at the oldest building and as you work your way through, you are going through time. Everyone was friendly and it great how you could go into almost every building. It obviously it a French speaking place but as soon as people realized I didn't speak it, they switched to... More 

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Hastings, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We had a English tour guide which is offered, and totally enjoyed ever minute of our tour. The only downfall was we could not understand the entertainment as it was all in French. But don't miss out on the experience, it was a very fun filled time. Even got sprinkled with holy water. LOL

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

A perfectly put together display of houses, gardens, animals and other buildings. Well educated "inhabitants" of every building tell their story if you want to hear it. A great way to see and learn about a piece of history. All guides talks both English and French.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Opened in early 70s, the Village Acadien, which is in Bertrand just outside the city limits of Caraquet, offers a window on the last of the many great families who lived in New Brunswick. It is primarily to showcase the early Acadian homes but you will also find some businesses which we owned in some cases by English speaking families.... More 

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Moncton, nb, canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

On a plan visit to Acadian Historical Village, we very impressed with the place. The layout of the original homesteads that where brought there from different areas of New Brunswick, the knowledge of thje staff dressed in the period correct . The working flour mill, wood mill overall great experience Recomend if you,re in the area..

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Peterborough, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

ACADIAN VILLAGE is an outstanding reproduction of life in the mid to late 1800's. Interpretative, knowledgeable staff in period dress in most all buildings. Very well presented. WE ALSO STAYED AT THE CHATEAU ALBERT HOTEL ON THE GROUNDS AND UNLESS YOU ARE PREPARED FOR SPARTAN ACCOMMODATION OF 1900 WITH FEW AMENITIES THIS HOTEL MAY NOT BE FOR YOU. The surrounding... More 

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Address: 14311, Route 11, Caraquet, New Brunswick E8N 2V6, Canada
Phone Number: 506 726 2600
Location: Canada  >  New Brunswick  >  Caraquet

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