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New Brunswick Museum

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Address: 1 Market Sq, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 4Z6, Canada
Phone Number: +1 506-643-2300
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The New Brunswick Museum (NBM) provides a remarkable introduction to New...

The New Brunswick Museum (NBM) provides a remarkable introduction to New Brunswick's rich cultural history and diverse natural environment. At Canada's oldest continuing museum, visitors will discover stories of New Brunswick's past and present on three floors of creative exhibitions, and fun events.

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Check out the history of New Brunswick

A great place to spend a rainy day and learn about the local history and stand underneath a whale skeleton!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Milton, Canada
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Kohler, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fun museum with lots of exhibits beautifully displayed. Definitely worth the visit. I think that I have said enough, but Trip Advisor insists that I fill up the blue book.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This small museum in the lovely town of St. John is three stories of varied interest - from history to art. A must see.

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Mayerthorpe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you like investigating the History of the area this is the place to go. Explore the logging, farming and shipbuilding of the area.

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Milton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to spend a rainy day and learn about the local history and stand underneath a whale skeleton!

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Lethbridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were on a tour that stopped here. It was a great way to get away from the crowds and see and learn about local rock formation as well as the culture.

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Tallahassee, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed visiting the museum during our 2 night stay in St. John. There are several floors and many different types of displays - paintings, textiles, etc.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this museum while staying at the Delta hotel in downtown St John. We were in town a few days on one was rainy so we walked around the skyways. We came across this museum and decided to give it a try. Nice exhibits and plenty of information. The ship section of the museum was our favorite. It... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ground floor exhibitions on logging and shipbuilding in particular are impressive, as is the overall presentation of early NB history. An excellent place to start your visit to Saint John.

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Quispamsis, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took 3 young boys ages 7,9 and 13 and they loved it. The museum provides tours of the various exhibits and we had a great tour guide. He explained patiently to the boys the facts about whales and other marine mammals. The exhibit features a skeleton of a right whale killed by a collision with a boat. There is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We paid $8 each for the full day pass and spent about 1.5 hours before lunch and another hour after lunch. Interesting exhibits we enjoyed included the history of forestry, the wooden ship building, model ships, geology including very good fossils, birds of NB, art including many paintings, and cetaceans (whales and such). What a lovely resource for locals and... More 

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