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.
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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
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. You’ll tour a restored 19th-century barn and house on the site, and take an up-closeContinue Reading
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
Come explore the natural and cultural history of the Miramichi in one of the most unique museums in New Brunswick. Originally founded in 1897, the Miramichi History Museum houses artifacts form all over the world and the Miramichi.
The Atlantic Salmon Museum (Miramichi 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 and the life and history of the Atlantic salmon. WithinContinue Reading
HISTORIC BEAVERBROOK HOUSE Childhood home of William Maxwell Aitken – better known as Lord Beaverbrook. Enter the beautiful 1877 Victorian style house. Enjoy the carefully restored architecture. Learn more about the boy who was once described as “an idle boy” to the man who came up with the slogan “PotsContinue Reading
The historic MacDonald Farm site in Bartibog overlooks the Miramichi River, far from prying eyes. To discover its secrets and appreciate the charming scenery, visitors take a horse drawn wagon along a winding trail that leads to the spectacular historic homestead. A tour of the fine stone house, built in the Georgian tradition, in the company of the costumedContinue Reading
Captain’s Galley restaurant, interpretive centre, light house, amphitheatre, murals, walking trails, tours, wedding ceremonies, reunions, luncheons, special events, there’s always something to do at 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 theContinue Reading
Tabusintac Centennial Memorial Library and 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. Take part in the tour, FollowContinue Reading