Winter admission rates (1 November to 14 may): Adult Admission - $7.00; Seniors - $5.50; Children / Students - $4.00; Family - $15.00
Closed Mondays: 1 November 2014 – 15 May 2015
28 March Saturday 10am-4pm: Explorer Saturdays at the NBM – Creative Constructions! Regular admission. Join the New Brunswick Museum to learn all about New Brunswick’s magnificent architecture and the people and animals behind it! Creative Constructions is inspired by the 2014 Lieutenant Governor’s Award of Excellence in Architecture Exhibit currently being featured at the NBM until 31 May, 2015. Explorer Saturday activities include art instruction, hands-on discovery tours, crafts, cooking and more! (Bilingual).
March Break all month long at the New Brunswick Museum. Creative Constructions! Regular admission. Join the New Brunswick Museum this March Break to learn all about New Brunswick’s magnificent architecture and the people and animals behind it! Fun, educational hands-on activities throughout the day. Creative Constructions is inspired by the 2014 Lieutenant Governor’s Award of Excellence in Architecture Exhibit currently being featured at the NBM until 31 May, 2015. (Bilingual)
26 March Thursday 7pm: Architecture Speaker Series: The Coiled Spring: Industrial Architecture as Prisoner of Historical Style. Free admission. Join NBM Curator Gary Hughes, and learn about the growth of New Brunswick communities and industries in the 19th century and how railway stations, roundhouses, skating rinks and exhibition buildings all presented opportunities for architects and engineers to define new ways. This talk is one in a series on New Brunswick's historical, current and future architecture. Offered in conjunction with the 2014 Lieutenant Governor's Award of Excellence in Architecture Exhibit at the NBM until 31 May, 2015. (In English)
26 March Thursday 6:30-8pm: Heritage Crafting Evenings: March is Ukrainian Egg Decorating. Free in NBM Foyer. Small fee of $2 per project, or bring your own supplies. Don’t miss these evenings of friendship and fun. Ages 14 to adult. (Bilingual)
Until March 31. NBM Shop Winter Sales. Get up to 50% off on selected items. Take this opportunity to purchase beautiful and unique, locally-made pieces, including handcrafted jewelry and pottery and other hard-to-find items, as gifts for others – or yourself!
11 April Saturday 10:30am – 12:00pm: Architecture in New Brunswick: an archival perspective. Regular admission. Pre-register by 9 April: 643-2349/1-888-268-9595. Come to the Archives & Research Library and explore the history of New Brunswick’s architectural treasures. Join History & Technology Curator, Gary Hughes for a look at a wealth of architectural plans and designs. (In English).
11 April Saturday 12pm-4pm: The Archives and Research Library will be open on this Saturday for general research from 12pm to 4pm in addition to their regular hours.
18 April Saturday 1:30-4pm: Art Workshop - “But I Can’t Make My Own Soap!” $45 NBM members, $55 non-members – materials included. Pre-register by 12 April 643-2349/1-888-268-9595. Have you ever wondered how those beautiful bars of soap seen in health food stores and boutiques are created? Well, wonder no more! Learn how to make natural glycerin soaps that are uniquely yours. A variety of designs and patterns will be explored as well as some child-approved options. The possibilities when handcrafting melt and pour soaps are infinite! Ages 14 to adult. (In English)
Whale of a Time!
Discover Uptown Saint John
Museum memberships available, call (506) 643-2300 or 1-888-268-9595.
School and Youth Groups, Adult Groups, Senior Groups, Tea and Tour Special programs 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: