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Albert County Museum

Closed Now: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Open today: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Pleasant surprise

We took our visiting son and daughter-in-law from Ottawa, to Hopewell Rocks (which were great... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
519ralphd
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Fredericton, Canada
Be sure to stop!

This little museum is well worth a visit. There are tons of artifacts from the area and well... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
Roger L
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Philly
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Discover The People of the TidesCanada's 11th Prime Minister, R.B. Bennett, came from Albert County, along with a colorful procession of pioneers, artisans, explorers, shipbuilders, farmers, a few charlatans and one convicted axe murderer.If these...more
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3940 Route 114, Hopewell Cape, New Brunswick E4H 3J8, Canada
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

We took our visiting son and daughter-in-law from Ottawa, to Hopewell Rocks (which were great). While leaving we noticed this attraction and decided to stop in. What a pleasant surprise. The buildings were very interesting but the best part was our tour guide, Jessie, who...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

This little museum is well worth a visit. There are tons of artifacts from the area and well restored old buildings to see. The courthouse by itself is impressive and reflects the grand history of the area. Be sure to take advantage of a guided...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Roger L
AlbertCountyMuseum, General Manager at Albert County Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2018

Roger L, Thank you for your kind words and wonderful review of our Museum. It was a pleasure meeting you and we hope you will stop by again for a spot of tea on your next vacation. Kindest Regards Dan R

Reviewed 15 September 2018

The Albert County museum is located very close to the Hopewell Rocks so is an easy addition to a trip there. The season had been extended this year, so we were lucky enough to be able to stop in. There are several original county buildings...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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AlbertCountyMuseum, General Manager at Albert County Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2018

Hello SRG90, I am very sorry you experienced an unpleasant experience at our museum. Please know that I will personally look into your concerns and do my best to correct the issue. Should you return to our area, and should you visit our museum again,...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018

We stopped in to The Albert County Museum on the recommendation of someone we met in Alma NB. We were not disappointed. Most of the buildings in the little town are original, but have been upkept and preserved. The museum offers a free tour, which...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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AlbertCountyMuseum, General Manager at Albert County Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2018

Hello Lady-Harley1, Thank you for your kind words and review of our museum. Glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope you will return for a visit. Kindest Regards Dan R

Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

We visited here between high and low tide at Hopewell Rocks. It was a nice little museum and we enjoyed the various buildings. I wouldn't probably have made much of a detour to see it, but it was a perfect place to visit while we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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AlbertCountyMuseum, General Manager at Albert County Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2018

Hello GlobeTrotterNL1 Thank you for visiting our Museum and your kind review. Your experience with the visiting the rocks at high tide , touring the Albert County Museum and returning to the Hopewell Rocks is a perfect pairing for the day. I hope you will...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017

Stopped here yesterday. Had been in the area many years ago and had visited the gaol. I did not know that so much more had been done or that there were so many different types of exhibits with such a varied interest for so many...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Royalist
AlbertCountyMuseum, Manager at Albert County Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thank you so much for your feedback! About 9 years ago the museum underwent a significant restoration, and since then we have just been growing - we often say there is something for everyone here, and I am so glad you agree. We are glad...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017

Not many people know about this place but it's a beautiful little spot. Very interesting to see the old Jail and see all the old drawings and writing on the walls. As well as seeing to old Court house. My friend had her wedding here...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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AlbertCountyMuseum, Manager at Albert County Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thank you so very much for your review! We are so happy you had a wonderful experience at the museum - it really is a hidden gem, and especially as a wedding destination! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is a series of period building celebrating the area and Prime Minister R. B. Bennett who was from that area. I enjoyed to displays.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Patti C
AlbertCountyMuseum, Manager at Albert County Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for your review of our museum! We are so glad you enjoyed the displays - there is a lot to see!

Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Cute place to spend a short visit. Information on local families and history of those born in the area. Pretty grounds and was visited Ina past season of Amazing Race Canada!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Such an interesting place to visit. Lots of historical information. The building are amazingly kept, from the beautiful and historical courthouse to the totally amazing and creepy goal (jail). We had a great visit. We opted for a self guided tour, but they also offer...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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AlbertCountyMuseum, Manager at Albert County Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thank you so much for your review - we are so glad you enjoyed your self-guided tour and also, it is great to hear that you received notable service from our staff. We really do have the best! Tom Collins was hanged behind the gaol,...More

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