All Museums and Historic Sites

The first European settlers arrived in North America over 400 years ago, establishing early communities on the Bay of Fundy shores. The struggle between the British and the French for control of this region — and the emergence of ship-building and the coastal economy that followed — is told in the museums and national historic sites around the Bay of Fundy.

  • New Brunswick Museum

    Home to beautiful giants & tiny treasures. Visit the New Brunswick Museum & bring heritage to life. Follow footsteps of ancient creatures as you travel through geological time. Learn about the Bay of Fundy — whale sightings guaranteed (full size models of course). From wooden ships to fine art & read more

  • Port Royal National Historic Site

    Port-Royal National Historic Site features a reconstruction of the Habitation, where, in 1605, Samuel de Champlain helped establish one of the earliest European attempts at settlement in North America. Costumed interpreters will help you understand the challenges faced by the French as they carved out a new settlement. Let your read more