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New Brunswick Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Good place to learn about New Brunswick history & cultural development

At this museum, I especially liked the Hall of Great Whales and its skeletal display of whales... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Yekaterinburg, Russia
Great little museum!

First of all, I loved the mall area/atmosphere where this museum is located, it's very quaint! I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New Hampshire
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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...more
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Market Square, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 4Z6, Canada
+1 506-643-2300
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Reviewed 2 days ago

At this museum, I especially liked the Hall of Great Whales and its skeletal display of whales, other sea-life and other pre-historic mammals, Eskimo carvings, displays of model ships and information on the local shipbuilding industry, and those dealing with New Brunswick forestry, and New...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, I loved the mall area/atmosphere where this museum is located, it's very quaint! I could have spent all day in the courtyard area with a book! (And, the library is also right here!) The museum is small, but very well appointed. The...More

Thank VisitorfromNH
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a bit surprise that for a major provincial museum (of New Brunswick), it is located in a shopping mall near the waterfront. However, it is actually bigger than it seems (with 3-levels). Here, you can find all the different exhibitions about New Brunswick....More

Thank Saricie_Q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice time at the museum. We were in time for one of their tours, very good. I would recommend.

Thank Desiree W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband, myself and my cousin traveled to the Maritime Provinces in Canada to find my roots and visit New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, for ten days in October. The scenery was in full fall color and despite some days of rain, it was a...More

Thank BiddyIrwin
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in Saint John, NB and visited the New Brunswick Museum. I’m particular, we were interested in the whale exhibit. It was fascinating and well worth the time. The cost was very reasonable and we spent a pleasant couple of hours.

Thank dbernardin
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

There are 3 floors and we liked the family price deal. 3 of us for $22. Our favourite floor was the bones of whales and a mastodon. Excellent exhibit. They had elevators.

Thank MichelleK20127
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Lots of good exhibits, including movies, and local history. The staff was friendly and cooperative. It clearly will benefit for a new, expanded facility.

Thank sjk7301948
Reviewed September 29, 2018

Allow yourself about 1-1.5 hours to see. I highly recommend the 2nd floor exposition of sea mammals and geological history of the earth - it is quite interesting. Make sure to walk in the "right chronological order". Without clear start sign we started to walk...More

Thank hitulu
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

This is probably the best museum in St. John’s and has a small admission charge. It is located next to the public library inside the Market Center .3 of a mile from the cruise terminal (they are building a new facility for the museum). There...More

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The New Brunswick Museum is companion dog friendly.