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Oppenheimer-Prager Museum at Dayspring

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Visited this place over the summer: Amazing art, display and history. The environment was open... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2018

You can see how the other half lived - now an art museum but I love older homes and the bones are... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Nick G
Orlando, Florida
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Dayspring is the largest home in St. Andrews-by-the-Sea, New Brunswick, Canada. It was built in 1928 for Lewis Egerton Smoot, an American businessman from Washington. The name Dayspring was derived from a passage in the Book of Luke symbolizing the...more
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44 Acadia Rd, Saint Andrews, New Brunswick E5B 3S3, Canada
+1 506-529-4444
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Reviewed 16 December 2018

Visited this place over the summer: Amazing art, display and history. The environment was open, diverse and friendly a nice charming staff made the experience even better with their tour and knowledge.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Our experience is somewhat jaded by our poor tour guide, She really didn't seem to know her stuff. "Copper Lithography"? "I think its a portrait of his father" when the label clearly states portrait of his father. Her comments were more about her personal favourites...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

You can see how the other half lived - now an art museum but I love older homes and the bones are still there.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nick G
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Museum has a lot of art work and house is interesting too. Staff was very knowledgeable and welcoming.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Odie L
Reviewed 14 August 2018

There are two separate entities here; there is the collection of art by Joseph Oppenheimer and his daughter Eva Prager which is housed at Dayspring, the former home of the late Lady Dunn-Beaverbrook, well known figures in New Brunswick. The collection and Dayspring are owned...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank fincaran
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Had a wonderful afternoon exploring the Oppenheimer Museum in St. Andrews, New Brunswick. A wonderful collection of art and some very interesting items owned by Lady Beaverbrook. Our very pleasant guide, Taylor, made our visit wonderful with her fantastic knowledge and her lovely personality. I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank s0ugh
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Had the greatest visit to the Oppenheimer-Prager museum! The family (Oppenheimer/pragers) are quite impressive, and uber creative. Special artifacts from so many lifetimes between four historic walls!! The staff is so kind, friendly and welcoming which makes this place a must visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MikeyJames123
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

This was an off the path museum and was really interesting. We had a private tour from one of the curators as they weren’t busy. If you like art, this will be especially nice for you. Many works are present of both one of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We stumbled upon this beautiful home while out for a walk - what an unexpected delight it was! The owner, the home, the history, the art, our tour guide - all made our visit an occasion to remember. A St. Andrews treasure!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank SharonErica
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We spent a good couple of hours at this beautiful historic mansion in St Andrews by the Sea. It was the former home of Lord and Lady Dunn and then most recently Eva Prager (famous painter) her son Vincent Prager. From the website: The Joseph...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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