Top Choice Museum in Fredericton

Beaverbrook Art Gallery

This excellent gallery was one of Lord Beaverbrook's gifts to the town. The exceptional collection includes works by international heavyweights and is well worth an hour or so. Among others you will see Dalí, Freud,…
Top Choice Park in Campobello Island

Roosevelt Campobello International Park

The southernmost green area of Campobello Island is this 1100-hectare park. Its biggest visitor attraction is the Roosevelt Cottage, the 34-room lodge where Franklin D Roosevelt grew up (between 1905 and 1921) and v…
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.
Historic Site in Fredericton

Officers' Square

Once the military parade ground, the Garrison District's Officers' Square now hosts a full-uniform changing of the guard ceremony in summertime. Also in summer the Calithumpians Outdoor Summer Theatre performs daily…
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…
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…
Historic Building in Saint John

Carleton Martello Tower

Built during the War of 1812 for defence purposes, this round stone fort features a restored barracks and other historical displays, but the real reason to go is the panoramic view over Saint John and the Bay of Fun…
Historic Building in Saint John

Loyalist House

Dating from 1810, the Georgian-style Loyalist House is one of the city's oldest unchanged buildings. It's now a museum, depicting the Loyalist period, and contains some fine carpentry.
Museum in Saint John

New Brunswick Museum

One of Canada's oldest (and New Brunswick's finest) museums, this has a varied and interesting collection. There's a captivating section on marine wildlife with an outstanding section on whales, including a life-siz…
Park in Moncton

Tidal Bore Park

The tourist literature talks up the twice-daily return of the waters of the tidal Petitcodiac River. In theory, the tide comes in as one solid wave, unfurled like a carpet across the muddy riverbed in one dramatic g…