Albert County Museum & RB Bennett Centre - Historic Places Days

Albert County Museum & RB Bennett Centre

Hopewell Cape, New Brunswick
3940 Route 114, Hopewell Cape, NB, Canada
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Daily 9:30 to 5:30
(506) 734-2003 or (506) 734-8103


Located only a few minutes from the Hopewell Rocks is this historic 1845 “Shiretown” featuring 24 themed exhibits inside 8 original buildings located along the Bay of Fundy coastline.

Explore an industrious place of Ship Builders, Mining Moguls, Lumber Barons, Apple Kings, a Prime Minister, Sea Captains, a Victoria Cross Winner and a Pirate! Learn about our County, and the Land, Sea and People of this beautiful part of New Brunswick, Canada!

The Museum is located on a beautifully landscaped 6 acre site overlooking Shepody Bay, part of the amazing Bay of Fundy. The original buildings of the historic “Shiretown” of Hopewell Cape contain more than just artefacts, they contain the lives, legacies, joys and heartaches, of people who have called this special place home since the 16oo’s.  Visit to learn more and plan you visit!


  • Family-Friendly
  • Guided Tour
  • Parking
  • Parkland
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Washrooms
  • Wheelchair Access

Fun Facts

Families who visit can go on a “Heritage Hunt” and by answering the trivia questions as they tour the Albert County Museum they can open the antique treasure chest and pick out a great prize!


3940 Route 114, Hopewell Cape, NB, Canada
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