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Village Historique Acadien, Caraquet

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.8/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web
Catch a glimpse of the Acadian way of life when you step into history at Village Historique Acadien. The village aims to show visitors the traditions of the Acadian colonists in the 17th and 18th centuries. The friendly staff in period costumes are happy to stop and answer questions, or walk you through their area. Each building portrays a story that helps to highlight aspects of early colonial life, like the printing shop, the tavern, and the general store. Head to the blacksmith for an especially interesting demonstration of metal working. The attraction regularly holds special events, so check the calendar before going. Put Village Historique Acadien into our Caraquet travel itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Beautiful historic village! To see! Allow enough time as it is long enough to tour half day!
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  • A landmark, a beautiful reconstruction with characters that you will learn a lot about the life of the Acadian and will answer all your questions not to be missed
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  • We visited the Acadian village on a hot summer day. The village is very well laid out and tells a lovely story. When we visited there were lots of actors around the park. One in most every house; givi...  read more »
  • This was a great way to see how people used to live in the 18th and 19th century. Talk to the actors to learn more. Keep in mind this place is huge and we did it in 1.5 hours rushing as much as we could. Expect to spend 3-4 hours there.
  • If you like animals and history this is a great spot to enjoy and learn with kids or with friends! Also people are very welcoming
  • I like to visit here every time we are in NB visiting my wife's family. It is a great site to learn about history, see beautiful sites, and maybe eat some delicious, oven fresh bread. Highly recommended!!
  • Amazing experience. My kids loved to see how people lived throughout the past 2 centuries...
  • It was interesting seeing how they lived in that era.
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