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Discover the People of the tides

 × eXPLORE THE 1845 cAPITAL OF THE COUNTY ×

 

Located just before the famous Hopewell Rocks, in an intact 1845 capital. The ACM features 23 themed galleries inside 8 original shiretown buildings.

Come Explore an industrious place of Ship Builders, Mining Moguls, Lumber Barons, Apple Kings, a Prime Minister, a Victoria Cross Winner and even a Pirate!

The Museum is nestled on the on the hill overlooking Shepody Bay near the Bay of Fundy. The original buildings of the shiretown of Hopewell Cape contain more than just artefacts, it contains the stories, the joys and heartaches of a people who called this place home.

All the buildings at the museum: the beautiful Courthouse, the Gaol (jail),  the Community Hall, the Records Office, the Tax Office, and the Library were all part of a once vibrant Shiretown and are in their original location, lovingly restored.

Phone

(506) 734-2003

 Email: info@albertcountymuseum.com

Location

3940 Route 114
Hopewell Cape, NB
E4H 3J8

 

Hours

M-Su 9:30a–5:30p
Season May Long Weekend-
End of September

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Come Explore an industrious place of Ship Builders, Mining Moguls, Lumber Barons, Apple Kings, a Prime Minister, a Victoria Cross Winner and even a Pirate.

 
 

A Truly Great Canadian.

 

Canada's 11th Prime Minster, Richard Bedford Bennett, Was born and raised just down the road. He lead this country during the dark days of the Great Depression and his SIGNIFICANT ACHIEVEMENTS are highlighted at the museum. 

Although much maligned during and after his term of office, his many accomplishments, unmatched philanthropy and the Canadian Institutions founded by him, including the CBC and the Bank of Canada, speak louder than words alone.

We present to you our hometown Prime Minister!