Things to do in Fredericton with kids
New Brunswick’s capital is a beautiful cultural and heritage centre that really is a natural playground for kids (and for kids who love those crunchy colorful fall leaves - it’s one of the best places to experience them!)
Fredericton is incredibly family-friendly. It’s sweet, it’s charming, and there are so many things to do with kids you will be spoilt for choice!
With such a strong history, you won’t be surprised to know that there are amazing museums for kids to visit! From the Fredericton Region Museum, to the School Days Museum (how does school life back in history compare now!?) - kids will love learning all about the past of this beautiful town.
Fredericton brings out the creativity in everyone, and there are plenty of places for kids to explore their creative side, such as Clay Cafe - get those little hands messy!
Active kids are covered with activities like Kingswood Park with bowling and lazer tag, and those inquisitive minds will love Science East - perfect for kids of all ages!
Oh yes - there are ghosts too! We’re not kidding! And tours like Calithumpians Haunted Hikes will introduce kids to the city’s other residents….BOO!
After dark tours are entertainingly creepy but nothing gory so kids as young as 5 have reportedly actively enjoyed the trip.
Over 100 hands on exhibits which communicate the foundaitons of science in an accessible way for children of all ages.
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.
The Fredericton Region Museum is a gateway into the exciting history and diverse heritage of Fredericton and central New Brunswick.
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.
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!
A history of the educational environment as told through informative displays, vintage artefacts and sympathetic scene recreation.
Features include bowling lanes, lazer tag, and indoor playgroundpre-school play place, year-round skating and ball hockey rinks and arcade.
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.
Listen for creaking wagons pulled by trotting work horses, the whooshing of hoop skirts, and the distant melodies from lively fiddlers and dancing townsfolk. Witness the bustle of farm life, and learn first hand how ordinary people lived and worked i....
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from age 5, with 4 green runs and 8 blue, plus terrain training park.
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 Adopt-a-salmon and fishing camps for youth, make le....
Zoo specialising in rare species, plus Vanished Kingdom extinction exhibit, Waterfowl Boardwalk and Tiger Claws Miniature Golf course.
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 artifacts, photographs and references from New Brun....
A fascinating museum that collects, preserves and displays the history of the Jewish community of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada.
The gallery presents work by regional and provincial artists and artisans. Exhibitions change monthly and feature work ranging from historical to contemporary.
All things chocolate at this New Brunswick chocolate museum! Hands-on exhibits and displays, historic chocolate boxed and of course, FREE samples!
Offering unique, hands-on field courses for students of all ages since 1987. Also home to the Fundy Discovery Aquarium.
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 breezes, a relaxed pace, and an opportunity to expl....
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 of Fundy coast, see the highest tides in the world....
Water fun AND a fun zone at this New Brunswick water park - perfect for kids of all ages, and the entire family!
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!
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 Fundy.
A beautiful zoo with over 625 animals including exotic birds, mammals, reptiles and fancy fish. You can see daily primate, lion and otter feedings daily in summer!
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 countryside. It’s the best of both worlds.
The museum has staff that is able to conduct tours year-round. Feel free to contact the museum at any time to book a guided tour. Business hours are 8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.
Le Pays de la Sagouine is an eclectic live theater reproduction of a prohibition-era fishing village inspired by international award winning novelist, Antonine Maillet, and her most celebrated character, La Sagouine.
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 fields and tall forests which characterizes the Mari....
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 nature as 100-billion tonnes of salt-water slowly fill....
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.
Located on the Mount Allison University campus, this historic gallery opened in 1895 and is FREE to visit, giving kids a great insight into the art world!
Free to visit any time, this 55 acre park has trails, wildlife, and guided tours that will take you through some amazing nature!
Original artworks by painters, printmakers, photographers, sculptors and artisans are presented year round in monthly solo, group or themed exhibitions.
Struts Gallery, established in 1982, is an artist-run centre dedicated to presenting local, regional and national contemporary artist initiated activities: expositions, performances, symposia, publications, demonstrations, workshops, residencies, etc....
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 building works.
Village Historique Acadien showcases the ingenuity and determination of the Acadians starting anew - the first French settlers in North America.
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 tank, laugh with our Harbor seals and see HD movies. ....