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Musee De Kent (Kent Museum)

Closes in 24 min: 9:00 am - 5:30 am
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:30 am
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Lovely quilts and other Acadiana

What was once a convent that housed nuns who taught school in Bouctouche, this has been transformed... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
JosephYArsenault
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Gardner, Massachusetts
History buffs and school-aged kids be sure to check this out.

This is a wonderfully-put-together museum, and well worth a visit. It has something for everyone... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
axlee
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Fredericton, Canada
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150 Ch du Couvent, Bouctouche, New Brunswick E4S 3C1, Canada
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

What was once a convent that housed nuns who taught school in Bouctouche, this has been transformed into a museum and cultural center. One of the biggest collection of beautiful quilts that span a hundred years, you can also seea lovely preservation of a very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JosephYArsenault
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This is a wonderfully-put-together museum, and well worth a visit. It has something for everyone -- some "serious" museum pieces for true history buffs, some really neat items on the 3rd floor showing old local farm implements, machinery and a crazy adventurers boat and the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank axlee
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This building and its history are clearly much loved by those who have volunteered to maintain and restore it. Our guide was both personable and knowledgeable. The history of the construction of the spectacular altar is worth the visit in and of itself. The third...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Marion A
Reviewed 10 June 2017

The Kent Museum is located in a former convent and school that is in the process of being lovingly restored. They have multiple rooms of interesting artifacts and the volunteer guide was very informative. The large chapel on the second floor has a magnificent altar...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

This museum is housed in what was a boarding school. Get a glimpse of the life of rural children sent to school in the care of nuns. The building includes classrooms, dorms and an amazing chapel. Interpretive tours and small displays make a worthwhile afternoon...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Laura M
Reviewed 31 July 2016

It was a little rainy and we thought we would take in a museum. At first you think it is simply a museum about the church school for girls/convent. But it is much more and worth a stop. You'll learn about Acadian history in that...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 17 April 2016

The Musée de kent is located in a nuns convent that dates back to the 1800's. Local and Acadian history with a gift shop. A must see.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Andrea L
Reviewed 25 April 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the museum. The displays were informative and interesting, and the young woman who was our guide was very knowledgeable. We got real information, not a memorized speech.

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank Ken L
Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

We wanted to get married in Bouctouche and wanted a small cozy place. This was perfect place. Marriage was in the summer of 1999. Since then, they did lots of renovations too.

Date of experience: April 2015
2  Thank Colletteangele
Reviewed 15 March 2015

I been there few times , great place to go. Rich in history for the town and the county. You can spend hours there, well worth the drive. Well be go back when they open, great place.

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank Raymond G
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