Saint John attractions

Park in Saint John

Irving Nature Park

For those who have vehicles and like nature, Irving Nature Park, 9km southwest of Saint John, is a must for its rugged, unspoiled coastal topography. It's also a remarkable place for bird-watching, with hundreds of …
Museum in Saint John

New Brunswick Museum

One of Canada's oldest (and New Brunswick's finest) museums, the New Brunswick Museum has a varied and interesting collection. There's a captivating section on marine wildlife with an outstanding section on whales, …
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

Saint John Jewish Historical Museum

This modest museum traces the history of Saint John's once-thriving Jewish community, whose members included Louis B Mayer of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Hollywood fame.
Cemetery in Saint John

Loyalist Burial Ground

This solemn cemetery, with fading tombstones from as early as 1784, is just off Kings Sq, in a park-style setting in the center of town.