Williams House (103 Park St.)
Built in 1883 by
Thomas Williams, treasurer of the Intercolonial Railroad, this elegantly
refurnished Victorian Gothic home today is a fascinating "hands-on" museum.
Call 857-0590 for more information.
Museum & Free Meeting House (20 Mountain Rd.)
The Moncton Museum hosts various traveling
exhibits as well a permanent display that explores the history of Moncton from
the days of the Micmacs to present day. The Free Meeting House, located beside
the Museum, is the city's oldest structure and is restored to its original 1821
style. Open Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. to 5
p.m., with extended hours in the summer; Admission is by donation. For
information, call (506) 856-4383.
Museum-Clément Cormier Building (Université de Moncton
Open year-round The permanent exhibition The
Acadian Adventure is a dynamic and innovative presentation of the history of
Acadie in Atlantic Canada, as well as the history of its material culture. It
is divided into two major parts: a chronological section and a theme-based
section with aspects of everyday life and religious. Other areas deal with
education and politics, as well as Longfellow*s influential poem, Evangeline, A
Tale of Acadie. June to September: Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday
and Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. October to May: Tuesday to Friday 1 p.m. to 4:30
p.m., Saturday and Sunday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission charged. Information:
(506) 858-4088, www.umoncton.ca/maum .
Heritage Museum (3143 Mountain Rd. on Route
Built in 1883, the Lutz Mountain Heritage Museum
houses records of 92 local cemeteries, extensive genealogical records of non
Acadian pioneer settlers dating back to 1766, as well as other pioneer
artifacts. Admission to this "hands-on" museum is free. Open Monday to Saturday
- 10a.m. to 6p.m. Telephone (506) 384-7719.
Culturel Aberdeen Coopérative Ltée (140 Botsford
Experience everything from theatre to painting,
dance, sculpture, cinema, crafts, photography martial arts and more. Guided
tours are available by appointment. Open Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. until 4
p.m. For more information, call (506) 857-9597.
Baptist University Baptist Heritage Center
Atlantic Baptist University Baptist Heritage Center; is located on the campus
of Atlantic Baptist University 333 Gorge Rd., Exit 419, Trans Canada
The Heritage Center collects and exhibits the
material history of the Baptist denomination in Atlantic Canada from the past
200 years. Open all year round 9am - 9 pm. University Telephone 858-8970.
University Fax 858-9694. Heritage Committee contact person Peggy Atkinson
Park (Located off of St. George
Situated in the centre of the city Centennial Park
boasts 300 acres of scenic parkland, offering fun and recreation all summer
long. Hiking, lawn bowling, horseshoe pitching and tennis are popular
activities, while the large playground, complete with wading pool, is a
favourite with children. Camp Centennial offers educational and entertaining
day camps for youngsters. Families can also swim and sunbathe at Centennial
Beach, complete with fine sand, change houses, canteen and lifeguards. Free
parking, washrooms, picnic areas, and a seasonal canteen. For more information,
call (506) 853-3516.
Park (Located off of Gorge Rd.)
Mapleton Park, the area's newest park, can enjoy three distinct natural
experiences. Offering something for nature lovers of all ages, this
interpretative park is situated in the north west corner of Moncton.
From the the Rotary Pavilion to the Wednesday
night concert series, Dieppe's Saint-Anselme park provides fun experiences the
whole family can enjoy. For more information, call (506) 877-7946.
Situated along the Riverview side of the
Petitcodiac River visitors can enjoy the park's playground, picnic area and
band stand as well as a scenic pathway which provides unique areas to view the
Mountain Water Theme Park
exciting labyrinth of water slides is complemented by a mini-golf course, an
arcade, gift shops and picnic sites. Visitors enter the park through the
Empress of New Brunswick, a replica of a Mississippi paddle wheeler which
houses snack bars, a lounge, and a viewing deck. Call: 1-800-331-9283 or (506)
857-9283 for information.
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The Zoo offers a diverse
collection of animals from every corner of the world, including lemurs from
Madagascar, gibbon apes, tigers and lion-tailed macaqucs from Asia, reeves
muntjacs from China, lions and zebras from Africa, reindeer from Lappland and
much, much more. Pet one of the many goats and other animals in Old MacDonald's
Barnyard. For information call (506) 384-0303.
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Hill Concert Centre
Located in a natural
amphitheatre within Magnetic Hill Park, this outdoor concert centre hosts
events during the summer; Inquire at the park office for details.
Stroll through the Wharf Village and experience
a traditional Atlantic Canadian fishing village. The shops offer a wide
selection of gifts items including; local arts & crafts, nautical
treasures, beachwear, flags, kites and native crafts.
Wharf Village Restaurant tempts your taste buds with affordable home style
cooking featuring a $1.99 children's menu. Enjoy the ambiance of outdoor patio
dining. If you would like a lighter snack, the Dairy Bar and Takeout are ready
to serve you.
There is nothing like traveling back in time and
reliving a "little" of Moncton's Railroad history. Jump on board the Magnetic
Hill Railroad and travel between all the Magnetic Hill Attractions in rolling
style on an authentic mini steam engine. A 2km train ride gives you one stop
parking for the entire complex.
As the train hauls into
the main station, you'll find a dramatic, domed reduced scale replica of
Moncton's former Canadian National Railroad Station where snacks are available.
Boardwalk (Across from Magnetic Hill
The Boardwalk is a sports enthusiast's dream. Race
around the track with Go-Carts fun to set a new
You can work on your swing for golf or baseball
with our batting cages and driving range. Challenge yourself with a round of
miniature golf. The latest attraction is giant bouncing
Maybe water sports are what you want. You can
catch your own dinner in the trout pond, make waves in our bumper boats or
visit water wars arena where the whole family can cool off on a hot summer's
You can browse and shop at a variety of craft shops
Palace (499 Paul St., Dieppe)
discover thrilling rides, an indoor roller coaster, 18-hole miniature golf,
virtual Reality, 40-exhibit Science Centre, Lazer Tag, children's play park,
batting cage, games of skill, video games and much, much more. Outside find
more exciting rides, go-carts, games of skill and bumper boats. The Crystal
Palace Complex also houses the Crystal Palace Cinemas, McGinnis Landing
Restaurant, Taste-T-Treats, Chapters and the Best Western Crystal Palace Hotel.
For hours, pricing, group rates and information call: (506)
Country Meadows Golf &
(Catamount Park) - From Route 126, (6 Ion
left onto Catamount Rd.) Facilities: 18 holes, driving range, pro shop, canteen
and bar. Daily green fees. Tel: (506) 858-8909
Lakeside Golf & Country
1896 Shediac Rd., (Route 134) Facilities: 18
holes, separate putting green, club house, pro shop, canteen and bar. Daily
green fees. Tel: (506) 861-9441
Magnetic Hill Golf &
Magnetic Hill - Exit 488 off TCH-1 Tee
Time Drive (Entrance to Right of Hotel Moncton Driveway) Facilities - 18 holes,
pro shop, putting greens, power cars, pull carts, club rentals, driving range
(opening in '98), clubhouse, canteen and bar beverage cart. 18-hole and 9-hole
green fees. Tel: (506) 858-1611
Maplewood Golf & Country
Take Elmwood Dr. - 10 km, next to Shell gas bar
past TCH overpass on lrishtown Rd. Facilities: 18 holes, pro shop, putting
green and canteen. Daily green fees. Tel: (506) 858-7840
Moncton Golf & Country
Off Coverdale Rd., Riverview Facilities: 18
holes, putting greens, driving range, pro shop, club house, restaurant and bar.
Tel: (506) 387-3850