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Museum Tour


1.  Welcome Center (Entrance & Gift Shop)
2.  Quonset Huts (Exhibit Halls)
3.  Plough Sheds
4.  Boathouse
5.  H. H. Hood & Sons Blacksmith Shop
6.  Sawmill
7.  Original Trapper's Cabin
8.  Porter Brook Station & Whooper Train Ride
9.  Burnt Hill Tunnel
10. Fire Tower
11. Watchman's Camp
12-14. Machine Sheds
15. Wheelwright Shop
16. NB Professional Forester's Building
17. Cookhouse-Bunkhouse-Dingle
18. Original Avenger #14 Plane
19. Mute & Still
20. Harvester
21. Red Pines Campground

Map of Museum Site

The Woodmen's Museum complex covers several acres and the paths and trails are marked and  easily traveled by young and old. Benches and picnic tables are located along your journey and most buildings are wheelchair accessable.

Entrance and admssion is at the Main Complex (Welcome Centre). Clicking on the small pictures will load larger pictures in another window.


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1. Welcome Center (Entrance, Gift Shop & Visitor Information Centre) - Our friendly staff are waiting to welcome you at our Gift Shop and Visitor Information Centre.  The Gift Shop features a great selection of New Brunswick product which includes Moose, Bear, Fiddlheads, Blueberries, and many other New Brunswick Gifts.  Our Host at the Visitor Information Centre will be happy to provide you with information on the museum and the surrounding area or the Province of New Brunswick.  The Welcome Center is open year round and we would love to help you select that unique Christmas Gift, a Gift for Someone Special, a Wedding Gift, or a trinket to remember your visit.

After browsing or doing a little shopping in our Gift Shop, your tour begins in the Natural History Gallery; home of the "Gideon Brown (taxidermist) Collection". On to the the "Art Gallery" which features the work of local, Canadian, and US artists whose inspiration comes from the "Miramichi River" and it's people.  It also houses a great collection of prints (framed and unframed) which are for sale at the Gift Shop. 

On the upper floor you will find the Cedar Room which hosts banquets, weddings, gatherings, meetings etc. and will seat 150 guests comfortably. The Museum's cooks are second to none and catering services are available upon request.

Welcome & Entrance
Welcome Building

2 & 3  Quonset Huts (exhibit halls). Once used as actual Lumbering camps by Boise Cascade Company who donated the huts to the museum in the early stages of construction. In the first Quonset Hut, you begin your visit with the geology display, rocks and soil play an important role in the growth of trees. See how mother nature plays tricks which cause many deformities in the natural growth of trees.  

The Micmac and Maliseets were our very first lumberjacks and the primitive stone tools have evolved into metal tools and axes which are still used today.

Explore logging traditions and experience as you view the tradition logging diorama and the photographs of old time logging.  Check out the farm - imagine washing your clothes on a washboard! or ironing clothes with an iron that needed to be heated on a woodstove before using!! or the old one room school house, or the Barber shop with its red & white pole.

Visit McCloskey Store and Emily Allain's Telephone Exchange Office - many a storey was told on the "Party" line.  (Check our Emily's Spirits of the River Tour.)

Quonset Hut - Community History

Quonset Hut - Emily Allain's Telephone Exchange
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Quonset Hut - McCloskey's General Store
Quonset Hut - Albert the Lumberjack
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Quonset Hut - Griffin Family Collection (First Nations Exhibit)

4. Plough Sheds.  Here you will find an assortment of farming equipment.

2016 Season
Daily  9:30 am to 5 pm

We are waiting to WELCOME you in
Atlantic Canada's Great Outdoors!
 Central New Brunswick Woodmen's Museum, Inc.
6342 Route 8 Highway, Boiestown, New Brunswick * Canada E6A 1Z5
Phone: (506) 369-7214  Fax: (506) 369 -9081