Saint John Attractions

Places to visit, points of interest and top things to see in Saint John

The New Brunswick Museum in Saint John is the oldest continuing museum in Canada since 1929. Historic traces reveal that the origin of this museum dates back to 1842 attributing it to the work of Dr Abraham Gesner. The museum adds to St John's beauty and colorfulness, which is much, sought after by tourists in this region. The New Brunswick Museum is a unique combination of 3 critical museums namely science museum, natural history museum as well as the art museum. All these museums are housed in one building across 3 floors. The museum is open 7 days a week and is a key attraction for all ages.

The exhibit halls here have diverse focus and museum themes like the Hall of Great Whales, the wood, wind and sails, Canadian art, New Brunswick art as well as the geological history of the changing earth. The research and collection can be categorized into humanities, natural science, conservation a well as fieldwork... read more arrow
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The Irving nature park in Saint John, along the Bay of Fundy has charming beaches, woodlands, trails, volcanic rocks, all packaged to make a perfect location for hiking and backpacking. Created by J D Irving, the park is spread over 600 acres to preserve an endangered acreage. With close proximity to urban centers, this park will help you reconnect with nature without having to travel miles apart.

The passionate bird watcher can be charmed by over 250 species like the Black-Capped Chickadee, Blue Herons, Sandpipers and Tree Swallows to name a few. The abundance of these birds that migrate here is due to the rich food sources in salt marsh as well as the sea. The marine ecosystem presents variety of whales, whelks, fish, sea urchins harbor seals, mussels, periwinkles, starfish, and mollusks, amongst others.
With strict guidelines, a separate vehicle road around the park has been created with 8 walking tracks of varied lengths ad difficulty to suit each ones needs without causing any damage and preserve the natural habitat of the species... read more arrow
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