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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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Going back a Century or 2!!

I was here 36 years ago when they were in phase one and then it was amazing in the eyes of a child... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gilles B
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Great to be back

My last time here, we were lugging two kids around who were too young to appreciate history. This... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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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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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 2 days ago via mobile

I was here 36 years ago when they were in phase one and then it was amazing in the eyes of a child. Now with 2 phases (so 2 different century) its more amazing the evolution of a Acadian settlers. How they evolve and flourish...More

Thank Gilles B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My last time here, we were lugging two kids around who were too young to appreciate history. This time around, my wife and I fid it alone and really enjoyed it!! This village really shows how life used to be for my ancestors. A must...More

Thank Danielbruce
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

When we arrived in the Tracadie-Sheila area we visited the information centre to learn about places to visit and things to do. Unfortunately, the only suggestion was the Village Historique Acadian. It was a fabulous suggestion. We just wish there had been more to do...More

Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This attraction compares well to Kings Landing in NB and Ross Farm in NS. I enjoyed our visit, but two our kids (8 and 12) were less interested. The animators are well informed and were able to discuss our questions in detail in both French...More

Thank Long-lost-dog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a very nice day visiting the village. Had lunch at their period themed restaurant and it was excellent and lots of fun. At the end of the day, the website said there was a 5-7 at their hotel but when we got there, nothing...More

Thank Mtl777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Experience Acadian life from the 18th century to the 20th century. It's like walking back in time. Friendly interpreters in period costumes and great food. The village portrays the ingenuity of a people and their determination to survive against overwhelming odds. A great activity for...More

Thank Félice Maillet P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Really interesting and well done. Anyone who doesn't know about Acadien history in New Brunswick needs to visit and be enlightened.

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 4 June 2017

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 9 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 28 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
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Joyce B
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
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