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Acadian Historical Village

5, du Pont street, Caraquet, New Brunswick E1W 0E1, Canada
+1 877-721-2200
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Step Back in Time

Great place to learn about the Acadien life style.. The buildings are well maintained and makes... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2018
steppnwolf53
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Tracadie-Sheila, Canada
A Glimpse into Acadie

We visited this wonderful site of a re-constituted Acadian village in October when this collection... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2017
Shawniguy
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Shawnigan Lake, Canada
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This historical village features descendants of the Acadians, and tells the story of "le grand derangement," the English attempt to rid Acadia of its French inhabitants.
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  • Average1%
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“new brunswick” (14 reviews)
“on site” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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5, du Pont street, Caraquet, New Brunswick E1W 0E1, Canada
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+1 877-721-2200
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"gas station"
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"cakes"
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"end of the day"
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"enjoy history"
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"great place to visit"
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"three hours"
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Reviewed January 16, 2018

Great place to learn about the Acadien life style.. The buildings are well maintained and makes you feel as though you have gone back in time to a small village. They even have the park area open in the winter; free of charge, so you...More

Thank steppnwolf53
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Reviewed October 10, 2017

We visited this wonderful site of a re-constituted Acadian village in October when this collection of Acadian buildings from throughout New Brunswick was running with reduced staff. Even so, it was a wonderful experience seeing the original buildings of some of the early Acadian residents...More

Thank Shawniguy
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Reviewed September 18, 2017

If you are familiar with Black Creek Pioneer Village in Toronto, Ontario, the Acadian Historical Village is like that only on a much, much larger scale. We had lovely fall weather to stroll through the buildings and exhibits. When we arrived at the .4 km...More

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Reviewed September 15, 2017

Great place to visit, be sure you do not forget to go there . Once you arrive you are set back in time people are gentle great polite and the building go back in time a place not to be missed

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Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

The Acadian Village is a must-see. Physically, it's a remarkable collection of period Acadian homes from the late seventeen hundreds to the 1960's, so it's very easy to see how the early settlers created homes and learned to live in the landscape, and eventually prospered....More

Thank Doug and Lynne R
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Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

To add to everyone else's comments: I was pleasantly surprised that all of the interpreters were adults (not summer students), and they were all actively doing and making things - it truly felt like you were actually walking into their lives. It's definitely more of...More

1  Thank Coco B
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Reviewed August 26, 2017

This is a day activity. It is a lot of walking. But it is the very best way to see how the Acadians came here and succeeded to make it a success and live in their own language and ways. I had a great time....More

Thank do b
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Reviewed August 25, 2017

If you enjoy history and seeing beautiful antiques then this place will definitely please you. The employees dress the part and explain the history of every house on site. Everyone is very friendly and eager to answer any questions with a smile. All employees are...More

1  Thank Angel L
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Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

I was here 36 years ago when they were in phase one and then it was amazing in the eyes of a child. Now with 2 phases (so 2 different century) its more amazing the evolution of a Acadian settlers. How they evolve and flourish...More

Thank Gilles B
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Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

My last time here, we were lugging two kids around who were too young to appreciate history. This time around, my wife and I fid it alone and really enjoyed it!! This village really shows how life used to be for my ancestors. A must...More

Thank Danielbruce
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Not that I know of but that would be a great addition to the attraction. It would draw more people to the site. I did find in 2 weeks in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania is an Acadian dance and music show with mostly Canadians in... More
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We didnt hear too much when were there but we tried to leave a couple of links for you to listen to - but Trip Advisor does not allow us to leave links, so if you google "traditional acadian music" a you tube list comes up... More
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