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Acadian Historical Village

5, du Pont street, Caraquet, New Brunswick E1W 0E1, Canada
+1 877-721-2200
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The Acadian historical village - is Worth the visit

Set in its own grounds as a historical monument to the acadianne way of life this living museum... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hello T
Great Locale

This "Village" was nicely set up with the paths moving from 1846 to 1949. When we were there the... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2016
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This historical village features descendants of the Acadians, and tells the story of "le grand derangement," the English attempt to rid Acadia of its French inhabitants.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
5, du Pont street, Caraquet, New Brunswick E1W 0E1, Canada
+1 877-721-2200
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Set in its own grounds as a historical monument to the acadianne way of life this living museum forms part of Canada's history which shaped the new Canada by migrant from France. New Brunswick also has the British version of a living museum which is...More

Thank Hello T
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This "Village" was nicely set up with the paths moving from 1846 to 1949. When we were there the site was still open, but many of the buildings were closed and only a dozen had interpreters available. In this case, more signage for some of...More

1  Thank travellover795943
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We visited the Acadian village on a hot summer day. The village is very well laid out and tells a lovely story. When we visited there were lots of actors around the park. One in most every house; giving talks & demonstrations on the families...More

3  Thank ClassynCheap
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were on a tight schedule on this particular day so we didn't get to tour the village itself but we had dinner and were entertained by an Acadian Husband and Wife duo. The food was very good and the songs were quite entertaining, even...More

1  Thank SchumacherJack
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our trip here. Because we were there at the end of the season we had the opportunity to speak with all the interpreters at length if we wanted to and therefore were able to really learn the way of life of the...More

1  Thank Dieuwke M
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel within the village so we could just get up and start looking around. The village route usually means you start with the oldest buildings and end with the newest. But because we started from the hotel we went the other...More

1  Thank soundmonkey
Reviewed 3 September 2016

A nice 2.2 km walk through period houses ranging from 1700's to mid 1900's. People in period costume, cooking the midday meal in original kitchens with vegetables grown in gardens right beside the houses. Goats, sheep, turkeys, horses, cows, chickens are all kept in pens...More

Thank WorkToTravel_12
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Love this village so much history ,staff was very knowledgeable, easy walking no hills, buy your pass at your hotel....cheaper. We took 4 hours , saw everything and had all our questions answered

Thank Bruce251
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Many Canadians may not be aware of the dark part of our history in which citizens were expelled and loaded on ships removing them from the lands and homes they had worked so hard to build in this new world. The Acadian village at Caraquet...More

Thank LoweS63
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

This was a great way to see how people used to live in the 18th and 19th century. Talk to the actors to learn more. Keep in mind this place is huge and we did it in 1.5 hours rushing as much as we could....More

Thank Jon P
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Joyce B
Is there music & Acadian dancing performed here in Sept or Oct.? Thanks
30 January 2015|
Response from Scooterpooter | Reviewed this property |
Not that I know of but that would be a great addition to the attraction. It would draw more people to the site. I did find in 2 weeks in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania is an Acadian dance and music show with mostly Canadians in... More
Joyce B
Where would we find Acadian dancing & music ? I just love the music!
30 January 2015|
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Response from annettelaurie | Reviewed this property |
We didnt hear too much when were there but we tried to leave a couple of links for you to listen to - but Trip Advisor does not allow us to leave links, so if you google "traditional acadian music" a you tube list comes up... More