Ross Memorial Museum

New Brunswick

Hark back to a time when beds were so high, you needed an ornate step stool to climb in. This 1820s home was bought by the wealthy Ross couple who traveled the world and filled their eclectic home with souvenirs. Fine furnishings and artifacts successfully turn back the clock to the early 1900s. Knowledgeable staff will give you a tour or you can wander independently.

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