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Village Historique Acadien (VHA)


Come live Acadia! Discover the Acadian history from 1770-1949 through our captivating story tellers at the Village Historique Acadien, situated in Bertrand, near Caraquet. The 40 historical buildings illustrating the habits and customs of early Acadians have lots to tell you.

With its 40 friendly interpreters, and over 200 farm animals, the Village is bustling with activities for all ages. There's everything for a wonderful visit at the Village such as enjoying a lunch in a 1867 house, a lobster supper, a night at the Hôtel Château Albert, etc. Your visit will take you through discoveries you've never seen anywhere else before.

5 du Pont Street, Bertrand, (near Caraquet)

Regular season : From June 11th to September 16th 2017
Fall season : From September 17th to September 30th 2017


Open 7 days a week from 10 am to 6 pm

Tel.: (506) 726-2600 / 1-877-721-2200
Website: www.vhanb.ca

 Village Historique Acadien

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New Brunswick Aquarium and Marine Centre

Have you touched a blue lobster lately? If not, come on over to Shippagan’s New Brunswick Aquarium and Marine Centre, a must see top attraction that reveals all the aquatic wonders of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence. You’ll have a chance to discover over 100 species of fish and invertebrates. In addition, a new permanent exhibition on professional fishing in the Acadian peninsula.


Discover adorable harbor seals that get all excited as feeding time comes! An on-site original nineteenth-century lighthouse, and a marina are also at you disposal for a complete fun filled experience.

100, Aquarium street, Shippagan (N.B.)

Dates of operation: June 4th to September 30th 2017
Hours of operation: Daily from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Tel.: (506) 336-3013
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Website: www.aquariumnb.ca
 New Brunswick Aquarium and Marine Centre

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Ecological Park of the Acadian Peninsula

ALL NEW Interpretation Center
Discover a place of unspoiled beauty, where the lushness of the plants and trees is left untouched.

A place where wildlife is nurtured and protected; a place where you can roam the trails in solitude or with a guide and experience the wonder of nature at this attraction in the Acadian Peninsula. The "Eco-Parc" is an incredible complex. Start at the Interpretation Centre, observation tower, the footbridge and the boardwalk, which stretches out across an estuary and into the forest.


 Stop at the lookout along the way and use the telescope to do a little bird watching. The trail you're following crosses an arboretum where you'll see about 30 species native to the area. The nature trail wanders through the forest, a place so peaceful it's easy to feel like you're all alone on the planet.

65, rue du Ruisseau street, Lamèque (N.B.)

Dates of operation: June 20th to August 21st 2017
Hours of operation: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Tel.: (506) 344-3223
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Website: www.parcecologique.ca
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Miscou Lighthouse

Winner of the 2011 Phoenix prize and described as "one of the most beautiful places on Earth" by the American Travel Wrtiters Association, The Miscou Island Lighthouse is the only National historical site in the Acadian Peninsula and is a definite "Must See". The Miscou Island Lighthouse was built in 1856 at the very tip of the northeastern part of the province, located on Chaleur Bay, member of the "Most Beautiful Bays in the World Club". The original wooden octagonal tower is still in use, equipped with a third-order Fresnel lens. 


This lighthouse stands guard over the wild beauty of Miscou Island. Explore the windswept, sandy beaches while watching for birds and other forms of wildlife or enjoy the many boardwalks on the natural peat bogs.

Opening dates : june 12nd to september 16th 2017

Tel.: (506) 344-7203
Website: ilemiscouisland.webs.com

 Miscou Lighthouse/Phare de Miscou

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Founding Cultures Museum

While colonizing the new world, many Europeans decided to make the move for a better life on the new continent.  From the first nations who lived off these lands, to the French, British, Irish and Scottish who came and still live here, discover how Acadia now glows in charming little coastal villages like Grande-Anse.

Let us immerse you of local history to the rhythm of the tide, and learn the surprising relations between all these communities to discover and better understand the striving cultures who founded and still live on our shores.

Welcome to the Founding Cultures Museum!

Dates of operation : June, July and August
Hours of operation : Daily from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
184, Acadie street, Grande-Anse (N.B.)
Tel. : (506) 732-3003
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Website : www.museedescultures.ca
  Musée des cultures fondatrices

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Ile aux foins de Neguac

Île-aux-foins Park

Tourist park that includes interpretation signs, a lighthouse, boardwalks, a picnic area, a beach, a bird-watching tower, trails, a playground, a floating wharf, a changing room and washrooms.

A day park only, it is located on a small island that can be reached by a bridge. In the area, you will discover more than 250 species of local and migratory birds. From the observation tower, you will be able to see the great blue heron and many other species.

Ile aux foins de Neguac
Joseph street, Neguac (N.B.)

Dates of operation: May 27rd to October 29th, 2017
Hours of operation: Day park only

Tel.: (506) 776-3950
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Website: www.neguac.com

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Tracadie Historical Museum

The Museum present the history of the Lazaretto and also the events that illustrate the life of the region.  

399, rue du Couvent, Tracadie-Sheila

Opening dates: June 12th to September 1st 2017 (off season visits are also available) 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, and 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm Saturday and Sunday

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Tel: 506-393-6709 (at the museum during summer)
Tel: 506-393-6366 (at the office off season)

Website: www.musee-tracadie.com
Le Musée historique de Tracadie

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Distillerie Fils du Roy

For many years, the taste of alcohol is one of our family gatherings.
In 2012 the distillery Fils du Roy was born. This is a micro- distillery whose main objective is to offer excellent spirits at an affordable price to consumers of New Brunswick and soon the outside not only in New Brunswick but also provincial and international markets.
In 2013 , our products were in competition at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition . The Gin Thuya distinguished himself by winning the doubles gold medal , which is the highest award of the competition. And in 2014, this recipe won the gold medal at the international spirit challenge in London.
We want to give us the pleasure to bring to the world of unique flavors created in this little paradise of our beloved Acadia.

599 Chemin Principale, Paquetville, NB

Opening hours :  from Monday to saturday 10 h à 17 h

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Tel.: 506-764-2046
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 Distillerie Fils du Roy
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