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Guard House & Soldiers' Barracks

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Beautiful grounds

We came here after dinner since it was a stop on the city's geocaching tour. It was a nice place to... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
kurokitty
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Atlanta, Georgia
Memories of Fredericton Past

We visited the Fredericton Region Museum and neighboring Soldier's Barracks and were most impressed... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2016
AMcF_12
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Fredericton, Canada
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6 Jul 2018
“Worthwhile”
23 Jul 2017
“tribute to what used to be”
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The Soldiers’ Barracks is an 1827, three and a half storey stone structure built by the British Army to accommodate more than 200 British soldiers. A bronze plaque honours the 104th Regiment. Remarkably, as reinforcements for the war of 1812, six of...more
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463 Queen St, Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 1B7, Canada
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

We were passing through Fredericton on a rainy day and many of the things we had planed to do didn't take place because of weather. This was a short tour but was interesting and we're very glad we took the time.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Historic building that could use a little tlc or maintenance to keep up. The museum/guided tour and children experiences on offer are fine.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

We came here after dinner since it was a stop on the city's geocaching tour. It was a nice place to stroll to and we loved learning about the barracks' history. The geocache was hidden in a clever place!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank kurokitty
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We visited the Fredericton Region Museum and neighboring Soldier's Barracks and were most impressed with the excellent displays of artifacts. The visit thru the museum was rewarding and a unique learning experience. The Barracks definitely showed how difficult it must have been for a soldier...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

Great free attraction The soldier's barracks is worth the visit for families and everyone. For a small fee Kids get a chance to enjoy being a soldier for the day. Great day out for everyone only done in the summer months Check out the times...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Nice place to see some crafts, see how soldiers livedand we even got to play some croquet! Family friendly.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank cndjonno
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Small craft stores in the barns. Historic artifacts in the officers area. Toured by costumed actors. The actors hang outside all day (summer) doing performances and games of croquet. Very fun

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank pandili
Reviewed 26 July 2016

As you walk through the downtown of Fredericton, it is worth stopping to see the changing of the guards, the barracks and all the associated buildings in this area.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank csb1953
Reviewed 10 April 2016

The tour was very informative and detailed. Our tour guide was very friendly, knowledgable, and patient. We enjoyed the tour, especially our children (7 & 12 yr old). Very glad the tour guide talked us into taking the tour.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank 15familyvacation
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Good family activity with lots of learning. Saw the changing of the guard...well done and loved the bag pipes!

Date of experience: July 2015
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