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New Brunswick Museum

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Address: 1 Market Sq, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 4Z6, Canada
Phone Number: +1 506-643-2300
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09:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Wed 09:00 - 17:00
Thu 09:00 - 21:00
Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The New Brunswick Museum (NBM) provides a remarkable introduction to New...

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.

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Great Local Museum

Cruised to Canada and this was one of our stops during a bus tour. It had a nice exhibit on nursing, which included a beautiful quilt. We loved the exhibits on sea life and bird... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
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Anaheim, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is really close to the dock if you're visiting via a cruise ship. Actually, most things in Saint John were close together, so it's not hard to walk to the places you want to see. The museum is actually three stories. The bottom one has the history (especially it's naval history), natural history on the second story, and... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The New Brunswick Museum offered glimpses into earlier New Brunswick eras. Very well done. We were extremely impressed.

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Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cruised to Canada and this was one of our stops during a bus tour. It had a nice exhibit on nursing, which included a beautiful quilt. We loved the exhibits on sea life and bird life. It was fun to compare them to ours in New Jersey. The museum is small but had some nice quality exhibits and a lovely... More 

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice educational Museum with plenty of history including a great walk thru of billions of years of change on earth. The employees are very passionate about the exhibits and the location is easily within walking distance of the cruise ship docking area. The NBM is well worth the visit.

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This museum was part of our shore excursion on our cruise, and we wished we could have spent more time here. We didn't get a chance to go on the third floor, but we very much enjoyed floors one and two. We'd come back to explore it more. Nice little gift shop as well. The museum is hidden in a... More 

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Milton, fl, usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We visited the New Brunswick Museum quite by accident on a cruise to the city of St. John. The staff was outstanding, helpful and eager to make sure we got our Senior and AAA discounts!! The museum is 3 stories: first story is forestry and industry related. Fascinating. Second story has whale skeletons and natural history. The third story is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed our stop at this museum. Time only allowed us to see the second and third floors. We were on a couple's trip but I feel our children often would have loved it. The exhibitions were interesting and engaging. There was a nice gift shop as well.

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The New Brunswick Musemum was an interesting place with lots to see and lots to learn about the area. We both thought it was reasonably prices and well done.

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Thank Eugene F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great museum!!! The whale exhibit was spectacular !! The ship building history was very interesting. Great small/medium sized museum!!

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Elkridge, MD
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Interesting little museum and gift shop. Can see exhibits on history of New Brunswick as well as take your tourist picture besides the huge moose.

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