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Acadian Museum

Closed Now: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Very interesting Acadian Museum. Plenty of photographs and historical information. Lists of... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Gail L
West Springfield, Massachusetts
Nice to visit on a rainy day

An interesting little museum dedicated exclusively to the success and plight of the Acadians. There... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
Lisa D
Toronto, Canada
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23 Main Drive East, Miscouche, Prince Edward Island C0B 1T0, Canada
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All reviews nova scotia canadian history an hour great video many years great place to visit great overview first hand accounts from france introductory film well worth a visit visit starts museum exhibits pei stop information
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Very interesting Acadian Museum. Plenty of photographs and historical information. Lists of Acadian family names in the area dating back many years. A great video was shown in a separate room providing history during the expulsion period. Great place to visit.

Thank Gail L
Reviewed August 12, 2018

An interesting little museum dedicated exclusively to the success and plight of the Acadians. There are a few exhibits and a brief documentary which provides a good overview. Worth stopping at to understand a part of Canadian history.

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed August 9, 2018

10 of us were travelling in Nova Scotia last month and we had seen an unfamiliar flag flying along side the Provincial flag of many homes. It was the tricolour with the golden star. People told us it was the Acadian flag and this term...More

Thank plowmab
Reviewed August 2, 2018

This museum is so well organized with lots of space to view the exhibits. The walk though layout is accentuated by mny large pictures and storyboards. Unlike many small museums the exhibits are not jumbled together and they give a great overview of Acadian life....More

Thank BCbikeGuy
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Having previously lived in Southeast Texas on the Louisiana border, we have many friends with Acadian ancestry. While visiting PEI we found this lovely museum and found more in depth information on their ancestry in North America. The film is very informative and the exhibits...More

Thank Sharon K
Reviewed July 22, 2018

The museum is well organized and devoted to French fact on PEI. The introductory film is a helpful start, and the exhibits are fascinating, especially the first-hand accounts of the forced exile and return. The maps are also informative. It is good to know that...More

Thank jslocombe2016
Reviewed June 28, 2018

The museum was an excellent choice for a rainy June day. My cousin from the UK found the video and exhibits really interesting as she knew little of PEI's history. Definitely well worth a visit.

Thank Margaret G
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Interesting coverage of a topic we had known nothing about. Friendly staff. As part of a very overstuffed day, we went through it in under an hour. Even a more careful look would not have taken 90 minutes. So interesting, but only for that long.

Thank jsf18
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

If you want to understand the complex history of the Acadian people then this is the place to visit. It is a well set out museum with an excellently informative video.

Thank BrianP514
Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

Your visit starts with a 15 min video explaining Acadian history in PEI. We can see how history repeats itself with the current political climate- if you don’t like a group of immigrants send them back to their country of origin, even if they are...More

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