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Acadian Museum (Musee Acadien)

Closed Now: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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One of the best museums we visited

This beautifully laid out and very inspiring museum was a highlight of our visit to Moncton. The... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2018
Keremeos, Canada
Get to know Acadians of Canada

This small museum at the university does a great job of telling visitors about the story of Acadian... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2018
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Aug 3, 2018
“One of the best museums we visited”
Jul 25, 2018
“Get to know Acadians of Canada”
Open-Year Round / Ouvert toute l’année. The museum’s permanent exhibition, entitled "L'Aventure Acadienne" [Acadian Adventure], is a dynamic and innovative presentation of the history of Acadia in Atlantic Canada and of its material culture...more
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405, Avenue de l'Universite, Moncton, New Brunswick E1A 3E9, Canada
+1 506-858-4088
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Reviewed August 3, 2018

This beautifully laid out and very inspiring museum was a highlight of our visit to Moncton. The exhibits are great and the museum comprehensively tells the story of Acadie. History, home life, art, and culture are all covered and there is also a lovely museum...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

This small museum at the university does a great job of telling visitors about the story of Acadian history in the new world through modern times. A tour guide is very helpful as they show their pride in their history and culture. In American history...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 16, 2018

Lovely museum worthy of an afternoon exploration. A little out of the way, parking might be iffy when University is in session.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Timmay C
Jeanne Mance C, Gérant at Acadian Museum (Musee Acadien), responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2018

Thanks for the visit!

Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed this museum and learned a lot. It is very interactive. There are voice clips and music to listen to, videos to watch and, of course, many objects to see and read about. Everything is in both French and English. Well done!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ournatureroots
Jeanne Mance C, Directeur général at Acadian Museum (Musee Acadien), responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Thanks. Glad to hear.

Reviewed October 10, 2017

The Acadian story is told as a brief overview from 1600 to present told with artifacts and supporting maps and supporting documents.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Jeanne Mance C, Gérant at Acadian Museum (Musee Acadien), responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2017

Thank you for your visit.

Reviewed September 29, 2017

We're all acadian here in NB English and french. It's a bilingual university and should be welcoming to all here in NB.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Shawn A
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

Combination of museum and art gallery with art shows changing every few months, yet focusing on Acadian artists. The museum section covers the time from the initial arrival to the Maritimes until now, covering Acadian notable people. It's a small place, so it doesn't take...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Bob J
Reviewed May 16, 2017

I am personally an Acadian and a grad of U de M where the Museum is located. If you are interested in Acadian history, this is the place to visit. There is a permanent historical museum of the acadian history and the museum has various...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank 647rjl
Reviewed April 10, 2017

the Acadian people share a rich, and still vibrant heritage. The museum is a great introduction to the history and culture of these colourful people.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank VirgilioZipper
Reviewed October 1, 2016

We were greeted by very welcoming young staff. They welcomed us and told us how to proceed within the museum. There was a short exposition on WWI, and then we continued on to the Acadian History exhibit. All is very well documented and presented. Entry...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Response from Jeanne Mance C | Property representative |
Hi, we have a paid parking beside the museum (2.50$ for a hour). Our hours in September are: Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. See you soon.