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Acadian Historical Village

5, du Pont street, Caraquet, New Brunswick E1W 0E1, Canada
+1 877-721-2200
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A Glimpse into Acadie

We visited this wonderful site of a re-constituted Acadian village in October when this collection... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Shawnigan Lake, Canada
Time Travel from 1773 to 1944

If you are familiar with Black Creek Pioneer Village in Toronto, Ontario, the Acadian Historical... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Toronto, Canada
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This historical village features descendants of the Acadians, and tells the story of "le grand derangement," the English attempt to rid Acadia of its French inhabitants.
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
5, du Pont street, Caraquet, New Brunswick E1W 0E1, Canada
+1 877-721-2200

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We visited this wonderful site of a re-constituted Acadian village in October when this collection of Acadian buildings from throughout New Brunswick was running with reduced staff. Even so, it was a wonderful experience seeing the original buildings of some of the early Acadian residents...More

Thank Shawniguy
Reviewed 19 September 2017

If you are familiar with Black Creek Pioneer Village in Toronto, Ontario, the Acadian Historical Village is like that only on a much, much larger scale. We had lovely fall weather to stroll through the buildings and exhibits. When we arrived at the .4 km...More

Thank Photo_Ricky
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Great place to visit, be sure you do not forget to go there . Once you arrive you are set back in time people are gentle great polite and the building go back in time a place not to be missed

Thank Sylvie M
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

The Acadian Village is a must-see. Physically, it's a remarkable collection of period Acadian homes from the late seventeen hundreds to the 1960's, so it's very easy to see how the early settlers created homes and learned to live in the landscape, and eventually prospered....More

Thank Doug and Lynne R
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

To add to everyone else's comments: I was pleasantly surprised that all of the interpreters were adults (not summer students), and they were all actively doing and making things - it truly felt like you were actually walking into their lives. It's definitely more of...More

Thank Coco B
Reviewed 27 August 2017

This is a day activity. It is a lot of walking. But it is the very best way to see how the Acadians came here and succeeded to make it a success and live in their own language and ways. I had a great time....More

Thank do b
Reviewed 26 August 2017

If you enjoy history and seeing beautiful antiques then this place will definitely please you. The employees dress the part and explain the history of every house on site. Everyone is very friendly and eager to answer any questions with a smile. All employees are...More

Thank Angel L
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

I was here 36 years ago when they were in phase one and then it was amazing in the eyes of a child. Now with 2 phases (so 2 different century) its more amazing the evolution of a Acadian settlers. How they evolve and flourish...More

Thank Gilles B
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

My last time here, we were lugging two kids around who were too young to appreciate history. This time around, my wife and I fid it alone and really enjoyed it!! This village really shows how life used to be for my ancestors. A must...More

Thank Danielbruce
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

When we arrived in the Tracadie-Sheila area we visited the information centre to learn about places to visit and things to do. Unfortunately, the only suggestion was the Village Historique Acadian. It was a fabulous suggestion. We just wish there had been more to do...More

Thank Cathy B
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Joyce B
30 January 2015|
Response from Scooterpooter | Reviewed this property |
Not that I know of but that would be a great addition to the attraction. It would draw more people to the site. I did find in 2 weeks in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania is an Acadian dance and music show with mostly Canadians in... More
Joyce B
30 January 2015|
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Response from annettelaurie | Reviewed this property |
We didnt hear too much when were there but we tried to leave a couple of links for you to listen to - but Trip Advisor does not allow us to leave links, so if you google "traditional acadian music" a you tube list comes up... More