Miramichi River Valley Area attractions

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Metepenagiag Heritage Park

Forty kilometers northwest of Miramichi, on the Esk River, the Metepenagiag Heritage Park has interpretive tours of Mi'kmaq culture and history on a 3000-year-old archaeological site.
Park in Miramichi

Middle Island

This peaceful, green island offers an oasis to walkers, picnickers and beach-goers despite its turbulent history. In the mid-1800s a ship with 462 Irish immigrants fleeing the potato famine landed here. Plagued with…
Historic Site in Miramichi

Beaubears Island

This site offers many options to explore the past of Beaubears Island including the culture of the Mi'kmaq Nation, the life of early voyageurs and the history of Acadian shipbuilders. Check out the interpretive cent…
Historic Site in Miramichi River Valley

Doak House

The town’s founding family lived in this home in a bit of a time warp from 1820 to the 1970s, with original furniture dating back 200 years. Hour-long tours take you through their history and the fascinating artifac…
Museum in Miramichi River Valley

Atlantic Salmon Museum

Learn about historic Doaktown's storied fishing history and check out river life in the aquarium plus wonderful artworks and anthropological gems at this lodgelike museum. Doaktown is 90km southwest of Miramichi.
Museum in Miramichi

Beaverbrook House

Tour guides dressed in late-1800s garb take you through the carefully restored childhood home of Lord Beaverbrook (1879–1964), one of the most powerful press barons in British history, an advisor to Winston Churchil…