Winter admission rates (1 November to 14 may): Adult Admission - $7.00; Seniors - $5.50; Children / Students - $4.00; Family - $15.00
26 April Saturday 10am-4pm: Explorer Saturdays at the NBM: Rearranging Nature! Regular admission. In conjunction with the temporary exhibition André Lapointe: Maritima. Experiment with art using natural occurring landscape elements. After experimenting with the basics, then try this out in the woods, at the beach, or even the backyard to create beautiful and impressive works of art. Explorer Saturday activities include art instruction, hands-on discovery tours, crafts, cooking and more! (Bilingual).
3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 Saturdays 10am-4pm: Explorer Saturdays at the NBM – Magnificent Museums! Regular admission. Celebrate the magnificent collections of the NBM. Get introduced to some of the people who created the foundation of this extraordinary collection through storytelling and hands-on activities. Explorer Saturday activities include art instruction, hands-on discovery tours, crafts, cooking and more! (Bilingual).
8 May Thursday 5:30pm – 6:30pm: Visit the School District Anglophone South Heritage Fair to view creative student projects celebrating local history. Regular Admission. At 6:30pm participate in the Awards ceremony in the Atrium of Market Square.
10 May Saturday 10am-4pm: International Migratory Bird Day at the NBM. Regular Admission. This Explorer Saturday will delight bird lovers. Discover the life and trials of New Brunswick birds through the collections of the NBM. (Bilingual).
11 May Sunday 12:30pm-3:30pm: “But I can’t make a relief tile with paper clay!” $55 NBM members, $60 non-members – taxes included. Pre-register by 5 May 643-2349/1-888-268-9595. Learn how to add clay on a canvas to form a very personal relief sculpture! Choose between four themes in your life and then depict that in a clay relief. (In English).
15 May Thursday 7pm: Illustrated Talk- Stonehammer Geopark Regular Admission. Fossils, volcanoes, earth quakes, ice ages and climate change all tell a story in the Stonehammer Geopark, an internationally recognized region in Southern New Brunswick. Gail Bremner, Executive Director of Stonehammer Geopark offers this opportunity to discover Stonehammer Geopark and its connection to the community. (In English).
18 May Sunday: 12pm-5pm: International Museums Day Free admission. Participate in NBM Explorer Day activities all day, celebrating the magnificent collections of the NBM. Get introduced to some of the people who created the foundation of this extraordinary collection through storytelling and hands-on activities. (Bilingual).
25 May Sunday 1pm-4:30pm: Art Workshop – Traditional Porcupine Quillwork in Birchbark $60 NBM members, $65 non-members. Pre- register by 19 May: 643-2349/1-888-268-9595. Join artist Gina Brooks for intriguing First Nation stories and the artwork of porcupine quillwork. Brooks will share her skills on how to apply porcupine quills to birchbark to create a decorative motif. No needle or thread, nor any sewing, is necessary. Come learn this extraordinary traditional art. Great for beginners or intermediate. (In English).
29 May Thursday 7pm: The decline of bats in New Brunswick. Regular admission. Talk by NBM Research Associate Karen Vanderwolf. The most common bat species in New Brunswick have been dying off over the past few years due to a fungal disease called white-nose syndrome. Learn about this disease and the research being conducted in local caves by the New Brunswick Museum. (In English).
Museum memberships available, call (506) 643-2300 or 1-888-268-9595.
School and Youth Groups ($2.50 per child), Adult Groups ($5.75 per person), Senior Groups ($5.75 per person), Tea and Tour Special programs ($8 per person) available by appointment. Group rates apply to groups of eight or more.
NBM Birthday Parties for all ages! Book your birthday party at the NBM to receive a fun, interactive tour of a museum gallery & room rental for your festivities. $13. Per person. Some restrictions apply for room use. Please book two weeks in advance. Call (506) 643-2349 for more information.
Workshops require pre-registration at least one week before event by calling (506) 643-2349. Members enjoy a 20% discount on workshops where noted.
Watch for these annual events celebrated at the New Brunswick Museum: