Monument Lefebvre National Historic Site of Canada
Facilities and services
The Monument-Lefebvre building houses the site's exhibit areas, a theatre and all visitor services. Public washrooms including accessible facilities are available in the building.
A retail boutique features a large number of books relating to Acadian culture and history. Posters, prints and other souvenirs are also available. For information and mail-order arrangements contact La Société du Monument Lefebvre at 506-758-9808.
The site's main parking area can accommodate cars, RV's and buses.
The Monument Lefebvre is wheelchair accessible via a special ramped entry and an elevator. A TDD device is available.
In the Area
The following services are available in the area: youth hostel/dormitory, bank, bank machine (ATM), church, convenience store, craft/gift shop, drugstore/pharmacy, gas station, grocery store, laundromat, liquor store, lounge/ bar, post office, dining room, canteen/snack-bar, golf course nearby.
Other Attractions in the Area
Memramcook Valley Eco-Museum: A self-guided vehicle tour of the Valley with stops at sites of historic and topographical interest.
Aboiteaux (Pré-d'en-Haut): Located in a nearby community, these dyke features demonstrate the unique engineering qualities of the early Acadian pioneers who carved their farm lands out of seaside salt marshes.
Centre d'études acadiennes: Located in the Champlain Library, Université de Moncton, Moncton, New Brunswick - a leading archive of research material on all things Acadian (folklore, genealogy and general topics).
Keillor House Museum: Located in nearby Dorchester, the museum is operated by the Westmorland Historical Society and touches on the contributions of early pioneers to the southeastern area of New Brunswick.
Site historique Sainte-Anne-de Beaumont: This lovely little chapel was erected on the shore of the Petitcodiac River, at Beaumont , near Memramcook, New Brunswick. It was built at the request of the Mi’kmaq community of Beaumont, who have been settled there since 1839.The chapel also became a place of worship for the Acadians of the region.
You will also find on site a Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada plaque commemorating the aboiteau system.
Memramcook Museum : 612 Central St. The Memramcook Museum houses a collection of objects and photographs which belong to the Historic Society of the Memramcook Valley These articles are related to the everyday life of the Acadians of the region.