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Stopped here yesterday. Had been in the area many years ago and had visited the gaol. I did not... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
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Beautiful little gem

Not many people know about this place but it's a beautiful little spot. Very interesting to see the... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
CJ J
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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 4 weeks ago 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

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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

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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

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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.

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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!

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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

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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

Reviewed 4 August 2017

The Museum was a real treat. A snapshot of a time gone by, great insight to the historic life of Cape Hopewell community and its notable citizens including RB BENNETT past Canadian President,. The restored buildings, artefacts, stories, multimedia snippets all add up to an...More

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AlbertCountyMuseum, Manager at Albert County Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thanks for your review! We are so glad you enjoyed your time wandering around our historic property. With over 9 acres, 8 buildings, and 22 themed exhibits we try and have something for everyone to enjoy!

Reviewed 1 August 2017

Delightful and educational look at a fascinating piece of NB history, especially the role of Canada's only NB born Prime Minister, R.B. Bennett - originator of iconic Canadian institutions such as the Bank of Canada! Take the time to view the mini-film about his life...More

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AlbertCountyMuseum, Manager at Albert County Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Thanks for the review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. The mini-film you mentioned is indeed well worth the time, as it gives a unique look at RB's life, but also you walk away with a sense of his thought process as well....More

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We went there because we were waiting for the tides. We had a great time. We learned about the history of the region. The notable, the clerks and the famous criminal?? Also , we learned about one of our Prime Minister that I never knew....More

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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We visited on a misty morning deferring our visit to Hopewell Rocks for the following day. We had a private tour by Will, a summer employee, attending university. He made the tour. One can visit self guided but that would be missing the enthusiasm and...More

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AlbertCountyMuseum, Manager at Albert County Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review! Will is a definite asset to our organization, and I will be sure to tell him of your kind words! Publicity is the largest challenge we face as a not-for-profit organization, and so your trip advisor review...More

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