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Fredericton Region Museum

Closed Now: 13:00 - 16:00
Open today: 13:00 - 16:00
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Regional Canadiana at its best

A wonderful museum curated by volunteers and students from the two universities in Fredericton... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2018
Nick D
Calgary, Canada
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Area artifacts and a fake (?) frog

Located in the historic three-storey Officers’ Quarters on the Parade Square where red-coated... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
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The Fredericton Region Museum is a small not-for-profit history museum located in Officers' Square, the heart of Downtown Fredericton!! It exhibits the history of Fredericton in 12 galleries and is the home of the taxidermy remains of the Coleman...more
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571 Queen Street, Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 5C8, Canada
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Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

A wonderful museum curated by volunteers and students from the two universities in Fredericton. The building was the garrison building many years ago and it has its own history which is documented but the attraction is the eclectic series of items in the various rooms....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Nick D
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Located in the historic three-storey Officers’ Quarters on the Parade Square where red-coated reenactors perform a changing of the guard ceremony in the summer, the museum has artifacts on two floors dealing with early era central New Brunswick and Fredericton. The self-guided tour goes thru...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

These old Officers Quarters date from the period when Fredericton hosted British regiments. The Museum, however, houses a taste of each important era from First Nations times to the Modern era. Worth the small donation to get in.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank U1182HIronaldg
Reviewed 10 September 2018

i share the same review here for both the Garrison and the Garrison museum. This place has educational value to kids and those who are interested in Canadian history. The reenactment of the Garrison, changing of guards is entertaining, and it is in fact educational....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank oldbutcool
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our time at this museum. It is well organized and has many informative displays. Several are multimedia productions. We loved the story about the frog and the WWI trench was quite interesting. It is a good venue to watch the changing of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BongoBengal
Reviewed 20 July 2018

If you are heading downtown Fredericton, you must visit the Museum. If you get a chance to see the changing of the guard it is pretty impressive.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

There was several things to see, mostly things to read. Space is limited but I do think a few more artifacts would be helpful. Took about an hour to go through. The girl at the front desk was very friendly and the changing of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank KateR70
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

$6 per person to get in and they only take cash. ATM is a few blocks away. Good account of the area's history, but a little scant on events during the War of 1812. Still a little unclear as to the role of NB in...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank A2559CHchrisc
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Great place in the summer for activities as well as a great history inside of world war 2 memoribilla

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Annette D
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We thought this would be a quick trip through the museum, but ended up staying more than an hour! There was a really nice lady showing rug hooking- my daughter tried it and loved it!! Lots of interesting information about the area and many interactive...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Rachel D
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