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Musee Historique de Tracadie

222-399, rue du Couvent, Tracadie-Sheila, New Brunswick, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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71 reviews 71 reviews
32 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The museum provides a glimpse into the past of Tracadie-Sheila, in particular how leprosy affected their community (beginning in the late 1800's) and how people with the disease were cared for here. It was interesting to learn the theories about how the disease arrived in the area, and how treatment evolved over time. A lazaretto was built, and a group... More

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2009

We discovered this small museum by accident and learned that some people in this area had contracted lepra

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