Arts and Crafts in New Brunswick with kids

Who’s ready to have an ART attack! Arts & Crafts are such a great way for kids to get creative and express themselves, and in New Brunswick there are certainly plenty of places ready to help them!

New Brunswick is filled with painting studios, pottery workshops and other artistic activities which are perfectly suited for those younger art lovers. It’s a great way for kids to get their hands messy, and just have a great time with the family making something special.

Whether kids want to paint, sketch, draw, mould, glue, cut or shape…New Brunswick is FILLED with creative places for them to let their inner Picasso shine through!

Some places offer lessons which are great for them to learn the basic techniques, and other places offer pre-made pottery items so they can get straight to painting. 

Let New Brunswick inspire creativity and give your family a CRAFTY family day out! 

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  • Clay Cafe Fredericton

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    Fredericton

    Anyone can be artistic at this fun Clay Cafe, where you can decorate and get creative on over 300 kinds of pottery! An expressive family day out in Fredericton!

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  • Crystal Palace

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    Dieppe

    Features include Airplane, Train and Wave rides, modern bumper cars, roller coaster, laser tag challenge and pirate mini golf.

  • Magic Mountain Water Park

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    Moncton

    8 varying water slides for older kids and adults plus another 4 just for small ones, lazy river, wave pool, hot tub and swimming pools. Also has mini golf!

  • Magic Mountain

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    Moncton

    Water fun AND a fun zone at this New Brunswick water park - perfect for kids of all ages, and the entire family!

  • Cherry Brook Zoo

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    St John

    Zoo specialising in rare species, plus Vanished Kingdom extinction exhibit, Waterfowl Boardwalk and Tiger Claws Miniature Golf course.

  • The Princess Louise Park Show Centre

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    Sussex Corner

    Built by show people for show people, it is Eastern Canada's premier Agricultural Exhibition Center.

  • New Brunswick Aquarium and Marine centre

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    Shippagan

    The NB Aquarium and Marine Centre has a large collection of more than 100 species of fish and invertebrate as well as a few specimens of the rare Blue Lobster. Visitors can visit the outdoor touch ...

  • Magnetic Hill Zoo

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    Moncton

    Visit over 515 animals including exotic birds, mammals, reptiles and fancy fish. You can see daily primate, lion and otter feedings daily in summer!

  • Sackville Waterfowl Park

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    Sackville

    Free to visit any time, offering a huge number of indigenous waterfowl plus muskrats and mini beasts, with 3.5 km of trails and boardwalks; guided tours available.

  • Calithumpians Haunted Hikes

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    Fredericton

    After dark tours are entertainingly creepy but nothing gory so kids as young as 5 have reportedly actively enjoyed the trip.

  • New Brunswick Museum

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    Saint John

    Family adventures for young and not so young. Participate in a day full of themed activities and exhibits.The Discovery Gallery is open 7 days a week with activities for all ages and interests. Find ...

  • Chocolate Museum

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    St. Stephen

    All things chocolate at this New Brunswick chocolate museum! Hands-on exhibits and displays, historic chocolate boxed and of course, FREE samples!

  • Fredericton Region Museum

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    Fredericton

    The Fredericton Region Museum is a gateway into the exciting history and diverse heritage of Fredericton and central New Brunswick.

  • McCain Art Gallery

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    Florenceville-Bristol

    The gallery presents work by regional and provincial artists and artisans. Exhibitions change monthly and feature work ranging from historical to contemporary.

  • Owens art gallery

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    Sackville

    The Owens is a place where you will encounter lively, innovative artwork, discover your own history, meet artists, engage with your community, and have fun.

  • Fog Forest Gallery

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    Sackville

    Original artworks by painters, printmakers, photographers, sculptors and artisans are presented year round in monthly solo, group or themed exhibitions.

  • Red Bank First Nation Metepenagiag

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    Red Bank

    You will gain a glimpse into the beauty of our community, our way of life, both past and present and our visions for the future.

  • The Huntsman Marine Science Centre

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    St Andrews

    Offering unique, hands-on field courses for students of all ages since 1987. Also home to the Fundy Discovery Aquarium.

  • Struts Gallery

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    Sackville

    Struts Gallery, established in 1982, is an artist-run centre dedicated to presenting local, regional and national contemporary artist initiated activities: expositions, performances, symposia, ...

  • Aitken Bicentennial Exhibition Centre

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    Saint John

    The ABEC promotes the Arts and Sciences by offering a variety of events including exhibits, workshops, weekly talks, gallery walks, and demonstrations. In the summer months Camp ABEC holds workshops ...

  • Atlantic Salmon Museum

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    Doaktown

    The museum houses a very extensive collection of artifacts and interpretive displays that tell the story of the sport of fly fishing and the life and history of the Atlantic salmon. Programs such as ...

  • Kent Museum

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    Bouctouche

    Situated at la Pointe-à-Jacquot, this beautiful building of the neo-gothic revival style is still a gathering point for the Acadian community of Bouctouche.

  • Saint John Jewish Museum

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    Saint John

    The museum has in many respects become the public face of the Jewish community in Saint John. Its primary role is to collect, preserve and display the history of the Jewish community of Saint John, ...

  • Science East

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    Fredericton

    Over 100 hands on exhibits which communicate the foundaitons of science in an accessible way for children of all ages.

  • School Days Museum

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    Fredericton

    A history of the educational environment as told through informative displays, vintage artefacts and sympathetic scene recreation.

  • New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame

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    Fredericton

    Dedicated to preserving for the public the outstanding achievements of local sportsfolk, a far from narrow topic as 659 individuals and 34 different sports are represented.

  • Beaverbrook Art Gallery

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    Fredericton

    Featuring works by Canadian, British and international artists on an extensive and eclectic mix of mediums and subjects which keeps one's interest engaged throughout.

  • Kouchibouguac National Park

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    Kouchibouguac National Park

    One of two wilderness Canadian national parks in New Brunswick, Kouchibouguac is a fascinating mosaic of bogs, salt marshes, tidal rivers, sparkling freshwater systems, sheltered lagoons, abandoned ...

  • Fundy National Park

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    Alma

    Fundy National Park of Canada encompasses some of the last remaining wilderness in southern New Brunswick. Here, the conifer dominated Caledonia Highlands roll down to meet the fog-generating Bay of ...

  • Hopewell Rocks

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    Hopewell Cape

    At low tide, explore quiet coves with flowerpot-shaped rock formations bearing such curious names as Mother-in-Law, ET and Lovers Arch. Then, as the tide gently shifts, experience the wonder of ...

  • Campers City

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    Moncton

    At Campers City Seasonal Resort Community there is never a shortage of things to do. Conveniently located less than 10 minutes from Downtown Moncton, you can enjoy City life and then relax ...

  • Kiwanis Oceanfront Camping

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    St. Andrews

    Located right on the ocean in historic St. Andrews by-the-Sea, our spacious, full service campground overlooks beautiful Passamaquoddy Bay. The ocean is at your doorstep, allowing you to enjoy fresh ...

  • Cape Jourimain Nature Centre

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    Bayfield

    Cape Jourimain Nature Centre makes connections, engaging and exciting people about environmental conservation. Our facilities take the environment into consideration and you can see how a green ...

  • Fundy Trail Parkway

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    St. Martins

    The ultimate eco-experience. Towering cliffs..tumbling waterfalls...majestic tides..flora and fauna in their natural habitat. An unparalleled opportunity to hike, bike or drive along the rugged Bay ...

  • Treego Mactaquac

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    Mactaquac

    Multi level tree canopy adventure course using bridges, ziplines and plenty more. Kids' course separately for nervier 7 to 13s, with easier, lower level challenges.