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Museums

Learn about the history and culture of the Miramichi at our many museums. Experience the ways of the Mi’kmaq people at Metepenagiag Heritage Park, see the life of a 19th century Scottish settler at MacDonald Farm, or learn about Miramchi’s old shipbuilding industry at Beaubears Island.  Culture, history, legends and folklore all await you in in the historic city of Miramichi.

Winter Fun Day – Feb 7th 2015 –  Boiestown, NB

Winter Fun Day – Feb 7th 2015 – Boiestown, NB

There will be plenty of action in Boiestown, New Brunswick this Saturday February 7th! OLD TIME BREAKFAST: Central New Brunswick Woodmen’s Museum 6342 Route 8, Boiestown, NB, Canada Includes: Home Baked Beans, Pancakes, Eggs, Bacon, Sausage, Toast (white or whole wheat), Jams & Jellies, Orange or Apple Juice, Coffee or Tea! Buffet Style Breakfast by:Continue Reading

Doak House

Doak House

Weaving fabric is as traditional as weaving a tall tale along the Miramichi. When you visit the historic Doak schoolhouse, you’ll be schooled in the bygone art of weaving by either the Squire or his Missus in their period costumes. Tour a restored 19th-century barn and house on the site, and take an up-close lookContinue Reading

Spirits at Dusk

Spirits at Dusk

The gates of the Wilson’s Point Graveyard, stone sentinels so easily identified by locals and stunning to the many visitors to its shores, have long been seen as baring access to the 320 year old graveyard beyond.  To be certain, they do not restrain the careful and the curious from entering, in search of aContinue Reading

Atlantic Salmon Museum

Atlantic Salmon Museum

The Atlantic Salmon Museum is a non-profit organization located on the banks of the Main South West Miramichi River in the Village of Doaktown. The museum houses a very extensive collection of artifacts and interpretive displays that tell the story of the sport of fly fishing as well as the history of the Atlantic salmon. Their artifacts includeContinue Reading

Middle Island

Middle Island

The Miramichi River Valley received a significant number of Irish immigrants in the years before and during the potato famine. Many early Irish settlers came for the economic opportunities promised by the lumber industry, but there were many others who were far less fortunate. On June 3rd 1847, the Looshtauk out of Dublin, Ireland arrived at Middle Island, whichContinue Reading

Tabusintac Centennial Memorial Library & Museum

Tabusintac Centennial Memorial Library & Museum

Step back in time with a visit to the Tabusintac Museum. See artifacts and pictures that details life in the settlement in years gone by. Learn about the history of the community and its early settlers including Charlotte Taylor, the Mother of Tabusintac. Follow the Steps of Charlotte Taylor and hear the story about herContinue Reading

Beaverbrook House

Beaverbrook House

 The Childhood home of William Maxwell Aitken – better known as Lord Beaverbrook. Enter the beautiful 1877 Victorian style house. Enjoy the carefully restored architecture while learning more about the man who was once described as “an idle boy” and was credited with the phrase “Pots and Pans for Britain’s Planes.” Max was always a force to beContinue Reading

MacDonald Farm Heritage Site

MacDonald Farm Heritage Site

The Historic MacDonald Farm site in Bartibog overlooks the Miramichi River. To discover its secrets and appreciate the charming scenery, visitors take a horse drawn wagon along a winding trail leading to the spectacular historic homestead. A tour of the fine stone house, built in the Georgian tradition, in the company of the costumed guides will take youContinue Reading

Wilsons Point

Wilsons Point

Wilsons Point is a site with great significance to the history of Miramichi. Many of the earliest English speaking settlers lived and were buried in this area and it holds  the history of our Scottish ancestors. The Scottish Heritage Association has been working to preserve the history of this area, and have restored the original gravesites & walkingContinue Reading