We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

New Brunswick Museum

Market Square, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 4Z6, Canada
+1 506-643-2300
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Nice place to learn

I walked around here a bunch when I was pregnant. Nice displays. I need to go back and check it out... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
WinterBenson
,
Grand Manan, Canada
via mobile
Worth a quick stop

Interesting displays of the ship building, taxidermy ducks and birds. Worth a short visit if you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
WinterTexanfromMN
,
Brainerd, Minnesota
Read all 331 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
The New Brunswick Museum (NBM) provides a remarkable introduction to New Brunswick's rich cultural history and diverse natural environment. At Canada's oldest continuing museum, visitors will discover stories of New Brunswick's past and present on three floors of creative exhibitions, and fun events.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“natural history” (21 reviews)
“ship building” (18 reviews)
“new brunswick” (77 reviews)
Closed
Hours
Hours Today: Closed
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Market Square, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 4Z6, Canada
CONTACT
Website
+1 506-643-2300
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Saint John
from US$84.80
More Info
from US$100.20
More Info
from US$23.10
More Info
from US$385.50
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (331)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"natural history"
in 21 reviews
"ship building"
in 18 reviews
"new brunswick"
in 77 reviews
"third floor"
in 12 reviews
"interesting exhibits"
in 12 reviews
"great whale"
in 7 reviews
"whale skeleton"
in 6 reviews
"aaa members"
in 4 reviews
"on display"
in 7 reviews
"marine mammals"
in 5 reviews
"nice gift shop"
in 5 reviews
"free admission"
in 5 reviews
"rainy day"
in 11 reviews
"market square"
in 15 reviews
"guided tour"
in 5 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 6 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 4 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 312 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I walked around here a bunch when I was pregnant. Nice displays. I need to go back and check it out again. Delilah holds a special place for me because I saw her when I was very young and she had washed ashore.

Thank WinterBenson
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting displays of the ship building, taxidermy ducks and birds. Worth a short visit if you are in the area. Located in a mall. Parking is nearby but you have to pay for it.

Thank WinterTexanfromMN
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed touring this facility. It was educational & the displays are well done. The staff are very knowledgeable & helpful. The art exhibit that was there at the time was amazing . We enjoyed the whale exhibit & the Marco Polo artifacts. If you...More

Thank mary w
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a lot to see in this museum. There is a gallery with alot of historical things about logging and settlement in New Brunswick. This part was a little crowded and i thought it could have more light. There are lots of models of...More

Thank governago
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Over all, I was a little disappointed with my visit. I expected a lot more, but it was still worth the entrance fee. The museum needs a major facelift and redesign. In particular, Half of the exhibits were closed, the labels/plaques/cards need to be re-thought...More

Thank smcarls
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Great place. Went in unexpectedly with my wife. We had some time to kill before our dinner reservation. We didn't realize there was a few to enter until we were leaving (I noticed the sign $10/adult). We paid even though the lady said it was...More

1  Thank Dan C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Must do this. And ask for a tour. The not so large museum gives you an understandable and full overview of the geology of the whole area, including the sea life and the origin of the reversing falls. Nicely visually documented place, amazing for kids...More

Thank RobVG
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 26 March 2018

When I was growing up, we took a field trip to the museum and I remember seeing this huge whale. As a kid that was so cool, and when I got home i told my mom about this whale, and she pulled out a photo...More

Thank WildWildWes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

The museum is very well maintained by the officials responsible for its maintainance and tourists surely visit it.

Thank kirtan777
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Visited here on family day, with my husband. I found that as a child, my attention span was limited and I really never "LOOKED" at the contents of the museum before. Well if you haven't been here as an adult, I suggest you visit. The...More

Thank Alex S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 19 hotels in Saint John
Hilton Saint John
1,121 reviews
.12 km away
Delta Hotels by Marriott Saint John
296 reviews
.19 km away
Canadas Best Value Inn - Saint John
402 reviews
.69 km away
Chateau Saint John
594 reviews
.84 km away
Nearby Restaurants
East Coast Bistro
397 reviews
.16 km away
Cask & Kettle Irish Gastropub
225 reviews
.26 km away
Lemongrass
276 reviews
.06 km away
Saint John Ale House
852 reviews
.03 km away
Nearby Attractions
Market Square
191 reviews
.02 km away
Harbour Passage
53 reviews
.07 km away
Loyalist House
58 reviews
.29 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
mcnairfamily17
27 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from MNBNBM | Property representative |
The New Brunswick Museum is companion dog friendly.
0
Votes
;