Discover the region’s history in the New Brunswick Internment Camp Museum, Minto Coal Museum or the Chipman Museum.

New Brunswick Internment Camp Museum

Step into history at the New Brunswick Internment Camp Museum, one of only two internment camp museums in all of Canada. Immerse yourself in a captivating journey through time as you explore an extensive display of over 600 artifacts, providing a tangible connection to the past. What began as a humble class project has blossomed into a remarkable museum experience that has welcomed visitors since 1997.

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Minto Coal Mining Museum

Located downtown Minto, the Minto Coal Mining Museum showcases all there is to know about the community’s past in the coal mining industry. Located inside the old train station, it is a beautiful glimpse of this community’s foundation. Dive into photographs and artifacts that illuminate the past and see for yourself some of the equipment used in the mine shafts. You can even see a miniature replica of the Maid Marion dragline, which retired in 2010. Just outside the museum is an authentic CN caboose. Hop aboard and become the conductor! Next door to the Museum is Veteran’s Park. Enjoy the beautiful landscape and relax under the gazebo.

Chipman Museum

Delve into the vibrant history of Chipman and the surrounding regions at the Chipman Museum. Through a rich collection of photographs, artifacts, and more, the museum brings to life the stories and experiences that have shaped this community. Open to the public free of charge during the summer months, the museum serves as a gateway to understanding the diverse industries that have played a significant role in shaping our identity. Discover the fascinating tales of lumber, brick making, coal mining, and more. Additionally, adjacent to the Chipman Museum, the Chipman Heritage Centre showcases captivating storyboards year-round, providing insights into the first families that laid the foundations of our area.