We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Metepenagiag Heritage Park

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Review Highlights
Illuminating experience

We arrived on a cool, drizzly day, but received a warm welcome. Start with the film in a small... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
Benfleet, United Kingdom
via mobile
Delightful experience and first class hospitality!

My husband and children have Mi'kmaq ancestry and we were hoping to learn about their culture. We... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2018
Hampton, Canada
Read all 12 reviews
All photos (10)
All photos (10)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“first nations”(3 reviews)
“red bank”(3 reviews)
“mound”(4 reviews)
Home to two National Historic Sites, Augustine Mound and Oxbow Site, dating back 3000 years. We are the custodians of the archeological sites in Metepenagiag First Nation. The Metepenagiag Heritage Park is a beautiful modern facility with walking...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
2156 Micmac Road | Red Bank, New Brunswick E9E 2P2, Canada
+1 506-836-6118
Improve This Listing
translated by Google
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around New Brunswick
from $7.64
More Info
from $13.74
More Info
Reviews (12)
Filter reviews
11 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews first nations red bank mound oxbow retreat augustine culture archaeological elder indigenous artifacts community museum
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 11 reviews
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

We arrived on a cool, drizzly day, but received a warm welcome. Start with the film in a small auditorium and then to the exhibition hall, with many interactive exhibits. Its a great building in a setting with its own hikes. New Brunswick tourism should...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stevethearchitect
Reviewed September 19, 2018

My husband and children have Mi'kmaq ancestry and we were hoping to learn about their culture. We certainly came to the right place. We and another family did the Metapenagiag tipi retreat at the beginning of the summer. The tipi was "rustic" but our hostess...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank pamelaw555
Reviewed June 19, 2018

We visited Metepenagiag Heritage Park as part of a history tour group. I had heard of nearby Red Bank but had no knowledge of this site and it's importance to the history of the Mi'kmaq and New Brunswick nor could I recall reading about the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CFofLL
Reviewed June 16, 2018

Learned about this place through the New Brunswick Tourism website. Visited on a group tour during May 2018. The property is huge and beautiful. A lot of participants didn't know the place existed. The building has been around for 11 years. Lots of free parking...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jmbt13
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

Very nicely curated museum on the local indigenous life and history. Great hiking trails. And a great overnight experience for families.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Janice M
Reviewed November 30, 2015

I went to the museum with my partner last year and bought the package. We were very pleased and we had a lot of fun cooking bannock in the sand. The cedar Tea was tasty too! And the museum displayed a very interesting movie. It...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank SysyPoitiers_France
Reviewed October 21, 2013

So glad we were able to visit. We were very impressed by the facility, the staff and their interactions with us. The introductory movie was very well and artistically done, and gave us a good feel for what was to come. The findings at the...More

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank Jude W
Reviewed June 20, 2013

This was a hidden treasure tucked away in the beautiful forest near Red Bank. Hosts from the First Nation were there to welcome visitors and were informative about the history of this culture. The movie was very helpful in learning about the Aboriginal people. The...More

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank Wandering963
Reviewed May 24, 2013

Awesome place. This museum reviews the oldest continually inhabited site in NB. Aboriginal people have lived there for 3000 years. Lovely museum, very well done. Great film describing the history.i think it's a must see for any tourist to the area. Whenever we have company...More

Date of experience: May 2013
Thank JeffMiramichi
Reviewed July 5, 2012

Mixed feelings. There is no signposting to what is a beautiful new facility of historical importance in the area. It showcases the 3000 year habitation of the Oxbow site at Red Bank. Nice displays, an enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff, some decent interpretation, but NO actual...More

Date of experience: June 2012
1  Thank aMarmiton
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 167 nearby hotels
Frank's Holiday Resort
7 reviews
10.51 miles away
Knights Inn & Suites Miramichi
111 reviews
13.01 miles away
Days Inn by Wyndham Miramichi NB
352 reviews
13.36 miles away
Econo Lodge Miramichi
137 reviews
13.79 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,099 nearby restaurants
Chatter's Pub & Eatery
161 reviews
13.77 miles away
Mike's Bar & Grill
85 reviews
13.47 miles away
Tim Hortons
30 reviews
13.40 miles away
Kingsway Restaurant
65 reviews
13.15 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 906 nearby attractions
Stewart's Tubing
17 reviews
3.06 miles away
Blackville Municipal Park
5 reviews
15.77 miles away
Ritchie Wharf
106 reviews
13.86 miles away
French Fort Cove
59 reviews
14.89 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Metepenagiag Heritage Park staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines