14, 21, and 28 January Saturdays 10am-4pm: A Blizzard of Fun! Regular admission. Take the chill out of winter and join the NBM for an indoor blizzard of fun! Learn all about how people, plants, and animals have been coping with New Brunswick winters for as long as they’ve been here, while warming up with interactive gallery tours, demonstrations, crafts, experiments, and baking activities – no mittens required! (Bilingual)
28, 29, and 30 December 12-5pm: Our Holiday Gift to You! NBM Free Admission Days. Bring your friends and family for heritage story-telling, and creative activities for all ages. Explore three floors of magnificent galleries! (Bilingual)
At 2pm daily in the Mary Oland Theatre, watch the Every Living Thing – Experiencing a Bioblitz film featuring work by the NB Museum in the Grand Lake Protected Natural Area in 2013-14; directed by Kent Martin, produced by Lloyd Salomone of Flower Power Production Inc. (In English)
12, 19, and 26 January Thursdays 6:30-8pm: Handmade at the NBM: Jewelry Making! Free in NBM Foyer. Learn how to create jewelry, from rings to pendants and broaches to earrings, or work on individual projects in the company of friends. Fee of $2 per jewelry project or bring your own supplies. Don’t miss out on these evenings of friendship and fun! Ages 14 to adult. (Bilingual)
Whale of a Time!
A one-of-a-kind discovery tour you won’t want to miss while visiting the city of Saint John! Museum interpreters offer a fun and engaging experience as you explore Uptown Saint John. Join us at the museum entrance to begin your 2-hour tour. Your guide will take you through the city (we’re bringing props in case you are easily distracted!). Walk alongside the harbour, listen to its colourful history; take in the sights and sounds, stop for a photo-op beside the full-size moose. Head uptown where you’ll get an up close look at the distinctive streetscape, a display of fine period architecture and outstanding craftsmanship. $15/person, Monday to Friday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
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: