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Loyalist House

120 Union St, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 1A3, Canada
+1 506-652-3590
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Oldest home in Saint John

This home survived the fire of the 1800’s and it’s the oldest building in Saint John. I took lots... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jennifer C
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Calgary, Canada
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Off the beaten path history

We didn't take an excursion from our cruise ship, and opted to wander around and find things on our... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2018
Todd T
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Denver
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120 Union St, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 1A3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This home survived the fire of the 1800’s and it’s the oldest building in Saint John. I took lots of outside photos and saw a gentleman re-painting the sign outside in gold but had no idea if could be toured. I say do it if...More

Thank Jennifer C
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

We didn't take an excursion from our cruise ship, and opted to wander around and find things on our own. Our daughter spotted this one and said we should go in. For a nominal fee, we got a guided tour of a very historical place....More

Thank Todd T
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Reviewed December 18, 2017

From the cruise ship terminal you can easily reach out to this House which is located downtown in Union Street, It is very near to Saint John City Market and other attractions/interesting places. If history is of any interest to you don't leave out this...More

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Reviewed December 3, 2017

Saint John is not exactly the "lots of things to do" capital of Canada. We had already been on the bus tour of the reversing rapids and after that we had blown through the market place. We were enjoying a coffee in Canada's version of...More

Thank Travel C
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Reviewed September 22, 2017

Loyalist House is perhaps the finest example of architecture and furniture from the late 1700s in Canada. I've visited there 4 times over the past 10 years and each time I find it excellent. Rare period furniture from the American Revolution that was owned by...More

Thank Bob W
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

I went by myself. I just wanted to get the total experience. I would do it again in a heartbeat (and I will soon).

Thank Maureen M
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Reviewed July 7, 2017

We were able to see this for free on Canada Day. However, because it was free, and raining outside, I suspect it was more crowded than usual. Nice exhibits, several flights of stairs. We'd recommend.

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Reviewed July 6, 2017

My daughter and I went here on Canada Day when it was free admission. My daughter had not been there before and it has been many years for me. It is quite an experience. Lots of stories to be told by the guides of the...More

Thank L P
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Reviewed June 10, 2017

This national historic site gives you a view of life in the 1800s and beyond. The Loyalist House was built in 1817 and survived the big fire of 1877. There is a discount admission for families. Open May through September only.

Thank WorldTravelOne
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Reviewed December 6, 2016

This home is in excellent condition with lots of interesting tales told by the guide about the house and the previous inhabitants as well as info about life at that time.Well worth making a visit here.

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