List of museums in New Brunswick

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This list of museums in New Brunswick, Canada contains museums which are defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Also included are non-profit art galleries and university art galleries. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.

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Name Town/City County Type Summary
8th Hussars Regimental Museum Sussex Kings Military History of the regiment
Aberdeen Cultural Centre Moncton Westmorland Art
Agricultural Museum of New Brunswick Sussex Kings History website, local history including agricultural equipment, housewares, military memorabilia, railway display
Albert County Museum Hopewell Cape Albert History Prime Minister R.B. Bennett Commemorative Centre; Tom Collins - Axe Murderer; 8 original buildings in their original locations featuring 22 themed galleries; Local history, historic household artifacts, antiques, a gaol (jail), agricultural equipment, shipbuilding; website
Andrew and Laura McCain Art Gallery Florenceville Carleton Art website
Atlantic Salmon Museum Doaktown Northumberland Sports website, salmon fishing and natural history of salmon
Barbour's General Store Saint John Saint John History 19th-century Victorian period general store
Beaubears Island Interpretive Centre Beaubears Island Northumberland History website, local history
Beaverbrook Art Gallery Fredericton York Art Includes 19th- and 20th-century Canadian artists, works by some important European artists
Bonar Law Provincial Historic Site Rexton Kent Historic house information, 1870s period home of Bonar Law
Boultenhouse Heritage Centre Sackville Westmorland History website, local history, operated by the Tantramar Heritage Trust
Campbell Carriage Factory Museum Middle Sackville Westmorland Industry website, 19th-century horse-drawn carriage "factory" and equipment, operated by the Tantramar Heritage Trust
Campobello Public Library and Museum Campobello Island Charlotte History website, local history
Canadian Military Engineers Museum Oromocto Sunbury Military website, work and role of the Canadian Military Engineers in Canada, located at the Canadian Forces School of Military Engineering
Cape Jourimain Nature Centre Cape Jourimain Westmorland Natural history Area natural and cultural history
Carleton County Historical Society Woodstock Carleton History Local history
Carleton Martello Tower Saint John Saint John Military Includes restored powder magazine, restored barracks room and exhibits about the fort
Central New Brunswick Woodsmen’s Museum Boiestown Northumberland Industry Forestry industry camp
Charles Connell House Woodstock Carleton History Local history displays, operated by the Carleton County Historical Society
Charlotte County Museum St. Stephen Charlotte History Facebook site, local history
Chocolate Museum St. Stephen Charlotte Food History and manufacturing of chocolate and candy and the Ganong Bros. company
Clair Historical Site Clair Madawaska Historic house information, managed by the Société Historique de Clair
Colville House Sackville Westmorland Biographical website, home and works of artist Alex Colville, on campus of Mount Allison University
Currie House Museum Fredericton Junction Sunbury History Facebook site, local history
Cyr Historical House Saint-Basile Madawaska Historic house information, 1820s period house
Doak Historic Site Doaktown Northumberland Historic house Open in summer, early 19th-century period home with weaving studio
Du Réel au Miniature
Railroad Interpretation Center
Edmundston Madawaska Railway website, railroad equipment, miniature train layout of New Brunswick
Éco-musée de l’Huître Caraquet Gloucester Multiple informatio, oyster farming industry, local history and culture
Église historique de Barachois Grand-Barachois Westmorland Multiple information, 1824 Acadian church with art, culture and history exhibits; also known as the Msgr. Camille-André-LeBlanc Museum
Fort Beauséjour – Fort Cumberland National Historic Site Aulac Westmorland Military Site of two notable 18th-century battles
Fortin du Petit Sault Blockhouse Edmundston Madawaska Military information, reconstructed 1841 blockhouse
Fredericton Region Museum Fredericton York History Local history
Fundy Trail Interpretive Centre St. Martins Saint John History website, area history of the logging, fishing and shipbuilding communities
Grand Manan Museum Grand Manan Island Charlotte Multiple website, local and natural history, features large display of over 300 different species of birds, the island's geology, and maritime artifacts
Gaskin Museum of Marine Life Grand Manan Island Charlotte Natural history website, operated by the Grand Manan Whale & Seabird Research Station, marine mammals
Grand Falls Museum Grand Falls Victoria History information, local history
Herman J. Good V.C Branch No.18 Royal Canadian Legion War Museum Bathurst Gloucester Military information
Historic Beaverbrook House Miramichi Northumberland Historic house website, late 19th-century Victorian home of Lord Beaverbrook
Historic Museum of Tracadie Tracadie-Sheila Gloucester History website, local history, features exhibits about 19th-century medical care of leprosy patients
John Fisher Memorial Museum Kingston Kings History website, local history
Joseph B. Michaud Blacksmith Museum Saint-François-de-Madawaska Madawaska History information, historic blacksmith shop and tools
Keillor House Museum Dorchester Westmorland Historic house website, mid-19th-century period house, operated by the Westmorland Historical Society
Kings County Museum Hampton Kings History website, local history
Kings Landing Historical Settlement Prince William York Living Recreation of a New Brunswick town from the period of 1780-1910
Loyalist House Saint John Saint John Historic house Early 19th-century house, operated by the New Brunswick Historical Society
Lutz Mountain Heritage Museum Moncton Westmorland History website, local history, located in an 1883 meeting house
MacDonald Farm Historic Site Oak Point-Bartibog Bridge Northumberland Historic house website, 1820s period house with costumed guide, farm animals
Maison Pascal-Poirier Shediac Westmorland Multiple information, historic house with exhibits about Acadian senator Pascal Poirier, and an art gallery
Maritime Motorsports Hall of Fame Petitcodiac Westmorland Automotive website, includes race cars, antique vehicles, motorcycles, gocarts, snowmobiles
McAdam Railway Station McAdam York Railway and Architecture Provincial and national heritage railway station, includes museum and special events venue
Metepenagiag Heritage Park Red Bank Northumberland First Nations website, history and culture of the Metepenagiag Mi'kmaq Nation
Middle Island Irish Historical Park Miramichi Northumberland Ethnic website, area's Irish immigrants and culture
Minto Museum and Information Centre Minto Queens History website, local history
Miramichi History Museum Miramichi Northumberland Natural History A collection of wildlife, artifacts, local and provincial heritage.
Miramichi Salmon Conservation Centre Miramichi Northumberland Natural history website, salmon hatchery tours
Moncton Museum Moncton Westmorland History Local history
Monro Heritage Centre Port Elgin Westmorland History website, local history
Monument Lefebvre National Historic Site Memramcook Westmorland Ethnic Acadian history and culture
Musée Acadien Moncton Westmorland Ethnic website, part of Université de Moncton, Acadian heritage and culture
Musée Acadien de Caraquet Caraquet Gloucester History website, local history and culture of the Acadian Peninsula
[Musée de Kent Bouctouche Kent History website, local history, Acadian culture, history of the Convent of the Immaculate Conception
Musée de l'automobile Saint-Jacques Madawaska Automobile information, antique cars
Musée de Memramcook Memramcook Westmorland History website, local history
Musée des papes
(Pope Museum)
Grande-Anse Gloucester Religious information, history of Catholicism and the Pope
Musée des Pionniers de Grand-Digue Grande-Digue Kent History information, local history, pioneer artifacts
Musée Forestier de Kedgwick Kedgwick Restigouche Forestry website, logging camp displaying forestry industry between the 1930s and 1960s
Musée historique du Madawaska Edmundston Madawaska History website, operated by the Université de Moncton in Edmundston, local history and an art gallery
Nepisiquit Centennial Museum and Cultural Centre Bathurst Gloucester Multiple website, local history and art gallery
New Brunswick Aquarium and Marine Centre Shippagan Gloucester Maritime website, aquarium, maritime and fishing industry museum
New Brunswick Internment Camp Museum Minto Queens History website, artifacts and history of the WWII internment camp
New Brunswick Military History Museum Oromocto Sunbury Military website, history of CFB Gagetown and the military presence in Oromocto
New Brunswick Mining and Mineral Interpretation Centre Petit-Rocher Gloucester Mining information, information
New Brunswick Museum Saint John Saint John Multiple Art, decorative arts, natural history, New Brunswick history, industry and culture
New Brunswick Railway Museum Hillsborough Albert Railway Railroad equipment and artifacts
New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame Fredericton York Sports
New Denmark Memorial Museum New Denmark Madawaska History information, local history
Notre-Dame-du-Sacré-Coeur Heritage Room Moncton Westmorland Religious website, information, artifacts, history and art of the Congregation of Religieuses de Notre-Dame-du-Sacré-Coeur
Old Bank Museum Riverside-Albert Albert History information
Old Carleton County Court House Woodstock Carleton History Mid-19th-century historic courthouse, operated by the Carleton County Historical Society
Old Government House Fredericton York Historic house Historic residence of the Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick, open for tours
Owens Art Gallery Sackville Westmorland Art website, part of Mount Allison University
Petitcodiac War Museum Petitcodiac Westmorland Military information
Potato World Florenceville-Bristol Carleton Food website, potato history, farming, industry and impact in the region
Quaco Museum St. Martins Saint John History website, local history
Queens County Heritage Gagetown Queens Multiple website, includes local history exhibitions in the 1786 Tilley House, A National Historic Site, the 1836 Queens County Court House, a Provincial Historic Site, and the historic 1818 Anthony Flower House Museum & Gallery with art and family history.
Religious Hospitallers of Saint Joseph Museum Saint-Basile Madawaska Medical website, includes instruments and apparatus used in the hospital or the pharmacy
Restigouche Regional Museum Dalhousie Restigouche History information, local history
Richibucto River Museum Rexton Kent History information, local history
Roosevelt Campobello International Park Campobello Island Charlotte Historic house Features the 1920s period Roosevelt Cottage and visitor center exhibits about the Franklin D. Roosevelt family and their visits to the island
Ross Memorial Museum St. Andrews Charlotte Art Historic 19th-century mansion with a collection of furniture and decorative arts
St. Andrews Blockhouse National Historic Site St. Andrews Charlotte Military website, restored early 19th-century blockhouse with exhibits
St. James Textile Museum Dorchester Westmorland Textile website, historic textiles, textile-making tools and a loom, carpenter's and blacksmith's tools, operated by the Westmorland Historical Society
St. Michaels Museum Miramichi Northumberland History website, local history and culture
Saint-Isidore Museum Saint-Isidore Gloucester History information, local history
Saint John Arts Centre Saint John Saint John Art website, includes several galleries
Saint John Firefighters' Museum Saint John Saint John Firefighting information
Saint John Jewish Historical Museum Saint John Saint John Ethnic [Jewish history and culture in Saint John and New Brunswick
School Days Museum Fredericton York Education website, history of education in New Brunswick
Science East Fredericton York Science
Sheriff Andrews House St. Andrews Charlotte Historic house information, early 19th-century house with costumed interpreters
Shogomoc Historical Railway Site Florenceville-Bristol Carleton Railway website, restored CPR railway station, artifacts and three railroad cars
Southern Victoria Historical Museum Perth-Andover Victoria History information, local history
Struts Gallery Sackville Westmorland Art website
Sunbury Shores Arts & Nature Centre St. Andrews Charlotte Art website, art exhibits and natural history programs
Tabusintac Memorial Library and Museum Tabusintac Northumberland History website, local history
Tankville School Museum Tankville Westmorland Education information, information, early 20th-century period schoolhouse
Thomas Williams House Moncton Westmorland Historic house website, late 19th-century Victorian period house
Village Historique Acadien New Bandon Gloucester Living Features over 40 buildings, portrays life of the Acadians between 1770 and 1939
Walls Historic Site (Canada) Blackville Northumberland Historic house information
Wild Salmon Nature Centre St. Andrews Charlotte Natural history website, biology, research, issues affecting salmon, angling heritage and art, operated by the Atlantic Salmon Federation
William Henry Steeves House Museum Hillsborough Westmorland Historic house website, mid-19th-century period home of politician William Henry Steeves
W.S. Loggie Cultural Centre Miramichi Northumberland History information

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