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Acadian Historical Village

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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The Village historique acadien is a must-see attraction in New-Brunswick! A living museum portraying the daily lives of the Acadians from 1770 to 1949. In operation from June to October, the site includes forty historic buildings along a 2.2 km...more
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
5, du Pont street, Caraquet, New Brunswick E1W 0E1, Canada
+1 877-721-2200
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Reviewed October 3, 2019

We were contracted by the Village to play music at 2 functions they were hosting. We got to see a little of the Village in between performances. Nicely done representation of what life was like for the Acadians of the period. As guests of the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed September 11, 2019

The history here covers three centuries with authentic buildings moved to this location. The costumed guides answered my questions very knowledgeably and really enhanced the experience. It was a really special day strolling around soaking up the atmosphere and history. I loved that they had...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Virginia A
Reviewed September 4, 2019 via mobile

This village is very well organized and staffed with knowledgeable people who speak both French and English. We ate in the bistro near the gift shop but another option is to sign up for a traditional Acadian meal. Be sure to buy a loaf of...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Annie R
Reviewed September 3, 2019

After getting lost in Caraquet trying to find it we were told by a resident that it had been moved to Bertrand, a few miles away. The village is a nice walk. As it is called a historical village I was surprised to find that...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Spencer08281976
Reviewed August 28, 2019 via mobile

A real gem on the North Shore! We enjoyed our visit. The ‘animateurs’ were wonderful providing a fun and informative explanation of the building, what they doing, etc. We did the visit over 2 days (an afternoon and a morning) so we could take our...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 26, 2019

We spent a great day at the Acadian Historical Village. I was a little apprehensive at first, when I realized that most of the interpretive dialogue would be in French. After all this site is located in a French speaking region. However, it was easy...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 25, 2019

We were two adults that visited this site on August 25, 2019. This historical site is simply amazing and a must see if you visit the Acadian Peninsula. It examines the living conditions of Acadians hundreds of years ago. There are people dressed in period...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank beaucaboo
Reviewed August 24, 2019

I wasn't sure what to expect when we visited the village, but I left impressed. What I thought might be a short visit took most of the day and we might have stayed longer had the place not closed at 6 pm. No point in...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank KJR1605
Reviewed August 11, 2019

Stopped by this place 2 days ago for a visit. What a great location to visit, it doesn't matter where you are from, you will enjoy it. Staff members did an exceptional job at reproducing the old times of how acadians use to live. Bring...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank JFLeB325
Reviewed July 20, 2019 via mobile

Not usually my scene but i was fascinated. Paid $25 , but was good for 2 days, and i wish i had more time to go the second day.

Date of experience: July 2019
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September 13, 2019|
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Response from 956mariand | Reviewed this property |
I don’t speak French. Sorry.
Susan T
June 6, 2018|
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Response from Wanderer684714 | Property representative |
Hi Susan, Thanks for your email 😊 There is a kennel not far from the Village (17 km) that we send our clients to when they stop here with their little furry friends. I let their phone number and address right here... More
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Response from Scooterpooter | Reviewed this property |
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