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New Brunswick Museum

Market Square, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 4Z6, Canada
+1 506-643-2300
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the Amazing NBM

ALWAYS and awesome place to spend some time! enjoy the museum as often as you can, the exhibits... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lawn D
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Amazing history of Saint John

From the cruise terminal you can easily walk to this Museum besides other attractions and... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2017
Gaetano A
Malton, United Kingdom
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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 three floors of creative exhibitions, and fun events.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“natural history” (22 reviews)
“ship building” (18 reviews)
“new brunswick” (77 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Market Square, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 4Z6, Canada
+1 506-643-2300
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

ALWAYS and awesome place to spend some time! enjoy the museum as often as you can, the exhibits change frequently!

Thank Lawn D
Reviewed 18 December 2017

From the cruise terminal you can easily walk to this Museum besides other attractions and interesting places nearby. As an introduction to Saint John and its surroundings it is advisable to visit this amazing Museum.It is located very near to the City's market at 1...More

Thank Gaetano A
Reviewed 15 December 2017

We spent a couple of hours here. We only had one night, so limited time. Good exhibits. The city has a lot of history. I recommend stopping in if you have time.

Thank lynwel62
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Saint John is Canada's First Incorporated City, and was the second largest city at the time of Confederation in 1867, after Montréal. The original museum, which still houses many artifacts, is on Douglas Avenue. Plans are made for a newer museum complex to be built...More

Thank stanislas690
Reviewed 25 November 2017

very good locations. Staff are very efficient and helpful. There are many activities for children to particaPE in. There is an excellent selection of atriffacts.

Thank Bob K
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Located on the waterfront in Saint John, the museum offers well designed and informative permanent as well as visiting displays. Excellent place for the whole family.. the whale display wows children and both the natural and social history of New Brunswick is well done.

Thank MaggieB2008
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is an excellent museum with fantastic staff. The staff members are really helpful and have a lot of very interesting information. We especially enjoyed the hall of whales and spent some time talking to the knowledgeable young man there. We also took part in...More

Thank Martina L
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Smaller museum but great history and background on the shipbuilding aspect of Saint John and New Brunswick. Worth the admission.

Thank suzannesg
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This is a nice museum to visit for the history of St. John, New Brunswick. There are a variety of models and displays that describe how the area was settled and the various industries. They also have a nice gift shop.

Thank TravelerfromNJ2
Reviewed 21 October 2017

First floor has wonderful folk art displays, photos, and a video that depicts the logging history of the area The second floor is amazing is int's detail of the marine mammals - sell life in the area- with skeletons to match The third floor has...More

Thank mtnwen
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26 June 2017|
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Response from MNBNBM | Property representative |
The New Brunswick Museum is companion dog friendly.