Delve into the stories of Mi’kmaw culture, adventurous Voyageurs, Acadian courage and ambitious shipbuilding. Journey to a fascinating archaeological site and interact with lively historic characters in a scenic island setting. Canoe a heritage waterway and connect with an authentic past. This is Boishébert National Historic Site—a blend of active adventure and deep-rooted multicultural experiences and a living museum amidst old-growth pines and the meandering Miramichi River.


Featured things to do

Sites nearby

  • Kouchibouguac National Park

    Golden sand dunes, estuaries brimming with life, warm ocean beaches, Mi’kmaq and Acadian culture, the starry spectacle of a Dark Sky Preserve and snowbound winter activities weave together the compelling tapestry of Kouchibouguac National Park.

  • Monument Lefebvre National Historic Site

    The Monument-Lefebvre is a 19th century heritage building where visitors experience the triumphs of the Acadians through artefacts, film, performances, and the permanent exhibit, “Reflections of a Journey – The Odyssey of the Acadian People.”

  • Fort Beauséjour – Fort Cumberland National Historic Site

    Discover a time when Britain and France were caught in a tug-of-war for dominance in Acadie, and be moved by the stories of soldiers and settlers who lived and died around the historic star-shaped fort.

  • Battle of Restigouche National Historic Site

    Relive the last naval battle between France and England for possession of American territory at the Battle of Restigouche National Historic Site. As well, discover the remains of the wreck of the Machault which has been under water for over 200 years!

  • Fundy National Park

    The world’s highest tides await visitors at Fundy National Park. Kayak on the Bay of Fundy, explore the seafloor when the tide recedes, hike or bike through native Acadian forests and more at one of Canada’s best-known national parks.

Hours of operation

Open daily June 16 - September 4
Monday to Saturday, from 10 am to 4 pm
Sunday: 12 pm to 4 pm

Fees

Free admission in 2017. Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list

Contact us

Telephone: 506-622-8526
Email: info@beaubearsisland.ca