Top Choice Museum in Fredericton

Beaverbrook Art Gallery

This excellent gallery was a gift to the town from Lord Beaverbrook. The exceptional collection includes works by international heavyweights and is well worth an hour or so. Among others you will see Dalí, Freud, Ga…
Historic Site in Fredericton

Loyalist Village

One of the province's best sites is this re-creation of an early-19th-century Loyalist village, 36km west of Fredericton. A community of costumed staff create a living museum by role-playing in houses, a school, chu…
Square in Fredericton

Barracks Square

Part of the Garrison District (two city blocks and an important national historic site), Barracks Square is framed by the Soldiers' Barracks and the Guard House. You can see how the common soldier lived in the 1820s…
Historic Building in Fredericton

Government House

This magnificent sandstone palace was erected for the British governor in 1826. The representative of the queen moved out in 1893 after the province refused to continue paying his expenses, and during most of the 20…
Historic Site in Fredericton

Officers' Square

Once the military parade ground, the Garrison District's Officers' Sq now hosts a full-uniform changing-of-the-guard ceremony in summertime. Also in summer the Calithumpians Outdoor Summer Theatre performs daily at …
Cemetery in Fredericton

Old Loyalist Burial Ground

This Loyalist cemetery, dating back to 1784, is an atmospheric, thought-provoking history lesson of its own, revealing large families and kids dying tragically young. The Loyalists arrived from the 13 colonies after…
Church in Fredericton

Christ Church Cathedral

Built in 1853, this cathedral is a fine early example of 19th-century Gothic Revival style and has exquisite stained glass. It was modeled after St Mary's in Snettisham, Norfolk.
Museum in Fredericton

Fredericton Region Museum

Housed in the 19th-century officers' quarters on the western side of Officers' Sq, this museum's collection preserves the city's past. Displays feature military pieces used by local regiments and by British and Germ…