Top ChoiceMuseum in Saint John

New Brunswick Museum

The New Brunswick Museum has a varied and interesting collection. There's a surprisingly captivating section on industrial history with 1908 figurines by Acadian Alfred Morneault and an outstanding section on...

Natural Feature in Saint John

Reversing Rapids

The Bay of Fundy's phenomenal tides are a defining characteristic along this coast. Here, where the Saint John River nears this tidal bay, one of the province's best-known sights occurs. Known as the Reversing...

Park in Saint John

Irving Nature Park

For those with a vehicle and who like nature, Irving Nature Park, 9km southwest of Saint John, has rugged, unspoiled coastal topography. It's also a remarkable place for bird-watching, with hundreds of species...

Historic Building in Saint John

Loyalist House

Dating from 1810, this Georgian-style Loyalist House was maintained with minimal changes for five generations until the family moved out in 1959. As one of the city's oldest unchanged buildings and a survivor of...

Museum in Saint John

Saint John Jewish Historical Museum

With various artifacts and photographs, this modest museum traces the history and culture of Saint John's Jewish community, whose members included Louis B Mayer of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Hollywood fame. Keep...

Cemetery in Saint John

Loyalist Burial Ground

This pretty cemetery, with sturdy trees offering plenty of shade, a fountain and fading tombstones from as early as 1783, is just off Kings Sq, in a park-style setting in the town center.

Museum in Saint John

Fire Fighters Museum

Across from Kings Square and housed in the 1840s volunteer fire station, this small museum has an engine from 1852 and another from the 1950s. Photos, memorabilia and uniforms take you through the history of fire...

Historic Building in Saint John

Carleton Martello Tower

Built during the War of 1812 for defence purposes, this round stone fort is going through restoration for the foreseeable future. In the meantime, you can see artifacts and learn about its history in the...