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Kings Landing Historical Settlement

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Address: 20 Kings Landing Service Entrance Road, Lower Prince William, New Brunswick E6K 3W3, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 506-363-4999
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Kings Landing takes aim at how history is told and pushes the boundaries of...

Kings Landing takes aim at how history is told and pushes the boundaries of open air museums. This 300 acre museum houses over 70,000 artifacts, offers over 40 exhibits, horseback riding, workshops as well as a fully 1st person interpreted village where you can step back in time with a community of costumed characters in 70 historic buildings. From the American Revolution to the turn of the 20th Century, Kings Landing is a collection of stories and events that shaped New Brunswick through settlement, the birth of the great nation of Canada, and to the age of progress.

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Always fun to visit

We have been visiting Kings Landing over the years since it opened. We have always enjoyed the ambience and historical accuracy of the settlement and now usually visit when... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 December 2016
Fredericton, Canada
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Fredericton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We have been visiting Kings Landing over the years since it opened. We have always enjoyed the ambience and historical accuracy of the settlement and now usually visit when taking visitors and family there, and often go to the Christmas dinners at the King's Head. The interpreters are very helpful snd knowledgable and we were happy to see that the... More 

1 Thank CFofLL
Lower Prince William, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Each house is furnished from the 1800's; full of antiques. The lumber mill runs by water power and reminds us that boards for early houses were sawed this way. This life was slower, with oil lamps instead of electricity. Children learn first hand about life over a century ago.

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Fredericton, Canada
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

What a wonderful Christmas get together we had with family as we sat fireside, with a delicious home made meal, being waited on with a wonderful ambiance, Christmas carols, twinkling Christmas tree....the scene was set for such a memorable magic evening. Thank you!!

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Our convention always has an evening away. The organizers of this year's convention chose Fredericton as the city for the convention and King's Landing for our evening away. 100 plus people enjoyed an excellent turkey dinner in a lovely old setting. Too late for a tour we nonetheless were able to walk around and enjoy the premises. a great place... More 

1 Thank Peter M
Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

remarkably well (re)created ancient town, the guides are really excellent actors, and there plenty of laughing if you act along, as we found out. Apart from this, we loved the way they explained how life was, how things worked (please, see both mills, and the print shop), how people followed the seasons, ... We have a place that's similar in... More 

1 Thank janneman55
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We are from England on tour from Ottawa to PEI and back. This was on the return. Spent 1/2 day It was amazing everyone in costume and so knowledgeable. Loved all the buildings and museums and free carriage ride! Lunch was very good at the "King's Head" Wish we could have spent all day there!!

1 Thank pljenkins
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Spend the afternoon at the park. Free wagon rides, great trails, ice cream parlor, spectacular views, great staff, wonderful okd inn for lunch with great food t reasonable prices

1 Thank ccgrannary
Bolton, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

First time in Canada and had the opportunity to visit this place with my team, was a lovely place - sunny evening visit. Great location. Food was basic but delicious, happy to have had the opportunity to visit.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

My friend and I had an amazing day visiting with the inhabitants of this village. They were hospitable and gracious. I was impressed with how accurately they portrayed the time period while maintaining humour and personality. The setting was delightful and one felt they had slipped back into another time and era. Take time to enjoy this experience. It is... More 

1 Thank 567caroline
Wellesley, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

If you've never been to an historical village before, this is the best place to start. It's small compared to many, it's remote and quiet but best of all, it's a full on experience. There are no ropes or barriers to keep you back. If you want to walk up to that dresser mirror as though it's your bedroom, go... More 

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