Musée Acadien de l’Université de Moncton

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With its roots going back to 1886 when it was established by Father Camille Lefebvre at Memramcook's St. Joseph's College. It moved to the Université de Moncton's campus in 1963 and to its present building in 1980. It has among the largest repository of Acadian artifacts in the globe and is considered to be the oldest of its kind across the world. For those who are into history and culture, this museum will be certainly intriguing. Divided into chronological sections and themed areas, the museum boasts over 35000 items and photographs. Get to know the history, culture and lifestyle of the Acadians as you explore this lovely museum. The interactive exhibits just adds to the fun element. The museum's workshops are equally engaging.

Location:  405 Universite Avenue, Pavillon Clément-Cormier (MCC), Université de Moncton

Business hours:  Jun-Sep - Mo-Fr 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Jun-Sep - Sa-Su 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., Oct-May - Tu-Fr 1:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Oct-May - Sa-Su 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.