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Acadian Historical Village

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Windy Day, Great Ambiance

Probably 50 others here besides us. Terrific fun interpreters, extremely interesting buildings... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2018
mariasmomonkent
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Duluth, Minnesota
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Excellent tour

We took a day out to visit the village. Some reviews/websites recommended a couple hours- we... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2018
MarilynS137
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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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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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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Probably 50 others here besides us. Terrific fun interpreters, extremely interesting buildings - especially the 1936 gas station, impeccably restored. Nice restaurant where we had wine and coffee - but ate our own picnic. Very hospitable staff .

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Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

We took a day out to visit the village. Some reviews/websites recommended a couple hours- we recommend planning to spend the whole day. There was so much to see, and the staff were very friendly and accommodating, fluent in both English and French. My kids...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2018

Our primary reason for checking this place out is the see the Mazerolle Homestead, as my husband is descended from that family. But the whole Village is very very interesting. We learned a lot about New Brunswick in the early settlers' days. The docents are...More

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Mylène D, Responsable relations publiques at Acadian Historical Village, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Hi bbeeAlbanyNY, We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit here at the Village. Mrs. Mazerolle and all our interpreters like meeting people related to one of our historical house on site. It's really special to talk to be able to

Reviewed August 24, 2018

We were very interested in learning more about the Acadian people. This village moves you through time as you walk through. Each house or business has a story to tell in a specific time period. The interpreters are telling about historic people, and the life...More

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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

I added this village to our trip for my daughter as she is a fan of any kind of pioneer village. Much to my surprise, my son & I had a fantastic day! The people in each house are friendly & have so much information...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Our tour was amazing. Tons to do for our 5 YO and easy to move around with the 4MO in the stroller. From farm animals to historical houses, it was fun for the entire family. Fully bilingual, the staff will make sure you travel though...More

Thank Simon R
Mylène D, Responsable relations publiques at Acadian Historical Village, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Thank you very much Simon R for your great review! Our team is pleased that your visit at the Village was a good experience for you and your family. When your kids will be a little older don't hesitate to try our Summer Day Camp...More

Reviewed August 10, 2018

This extremely well-preserved collection of traditional Acadian buildings and artifacts encapsulates an amazing amount of the history of the Acadian people of New Brunswick. We highly recommend taking a guided tour - our charming and knowledgeable guide was a fountain of fascinating information, and we...More

Thank Adrian D
Mylène D, Responsable relations publiques at Acadian Historical Village, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Our team is very happy that you enjoyed your visit to the Village. We hope to have the chance to welcome you back to the Village in the future. We all wish you a great summer! Mylène

Reviewed August 10, 2018

Like many other historical villages (Upper Canada Village, Kings Landing, Strawbery Banke - Portsmouth, N.H.), the Acadian Historical Village is glorious. Well researched and well laid out on a magnificent piece of land with rivers runnuing through it and with French-English interpreters (some have worked...More

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Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing experience at this place! It was simply awesome to learn more about the acadian history! The people were nice and great characters! Would recommend this activity to anyone!

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Mylène D, Responsable relations publiques at Acadian Historical Village, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Hi Frederika_Nadon, thank you for this great review! Our team is pleased that you enjoyed your visit at the Village. We hope to have the chance to welcome you again in the future. 64/5000

Reviewed July 23, 2018

When you enter the village from the Visitor Center, you visit an old cabin and several small farms. After that you have a choice of two paths. Can either start at the more modern times (1920) and walk back into the past (early to mid-1800’s)....More

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Susan T
June 6, 2018|
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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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Joyce B
January 29, 2015|
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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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Joyce B
January 29, 2015|
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Response from annettelaurie | Reviewed this property |
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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