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Family Activities, This Week at the NBM,
Information, Annual Events

Winter admission hours at the NBM are now in effect.

Family Activities

19, and 26 May Saturdays 10am-4pm: Magnificent Museums! Regular admission. Celebrate the magnificent collections and activities of the NBM. Get introduced to some of the people who created the foundation of this extraordinary collection through storytelling and hands-on activities. Activities include art instruction, hands-on discovery tours, crafts, cooking and more! (Bilingual)

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17, 24, and 31 May Thursdays 6:30-8pm: Handmade at the NBM: Felting! Free in NBM Foyer. Take part in group instruction or work on individual projects in the company of friends. Fee of $2 per project or bring your own supplies. Don’t miss out on these evenings of friendship and fun! Ages 14 to adult. (Bilingual)

New Brunswick Museum Pass: The New Brunswick Museum and the New Brunswick Public Libraries are partnering to provide free passes to New Brunswick public library card holders. The New Brunswick Museum Pass can be checked out with a library card at any NBPLS library branch in the province starting on International Museums Day, May 18, and continuing until May 31. Each library cardholder can receive one pass redeemable for single admission to the NB Museum Exhibition Centre, valid for a single visit before September 16, 2018. The passes are good for general admission only; any special program fees still apply and passes are not applicable to group visits.Visitors redeeming their library passes will be offered a 15% discount on membership.

Until May 20: Frequent Shopper Spring Bonus Points at the New Brunswick Museum Shop! Receive double points on everything in the Shop! The Museum Shop is pleased to represent more than 45 talented New Brunswick, Maritime, and Canadian craftspeople and is excited to introduce a wide variety of new locally made products for the spring and summer seasons with product arriving daily. The NBM Shop is the perfect place to pick up a locally made keepsake!

29 May Tuesday 5-7pm: Join the New Brunswick Museum to celebrate the opening of the exhibition Music of the Eye II: Architectural Drawings of Saint John and Its Region. RSVP 506 643-2349 / 1-888-268-9595 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 25 May.



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.