It happened here! From Aboriginal times to the present, Queens County is a microcosm of the provincial and national experience – First Nations, Acadians, Loyalists, the European migration, Confederation, the Great Depression and the World Wars – we were there.
Visit the Court House and discover one of New Brunswick’s architectural gems; hear stories of some of Queens County’s most interesting court cases; sit in the prisoner’s box and the judge’s chair; research your family history and explore our latest exhibition of local culture and heritage. Call ahead for information about special events (concerts, dinners, lectures) that may coincide with your visit.
Visit the Tilley House to hear about Father of Confederation, Sir Samuel Leonard Tilley; discover 19th-century New Brunswick fine art, furniture and clothing; and examine Wolastoqiyik and Mi’kmaq culture. Don’t miss our special permanent exhibitions: Someone Before Us; Unsettled Times; Earth, Wind & Fire, and Mrs. Tilley’s Tea Party.
Visit the Loomcrofters Studio to hear stories of the oldest building still standing in New Brunswick and the world renowned Loomcrofters Hand Weaving. Discover the designers and makers of the Royal Canadian Air Force Tartan, the New Brunswick Tartan, and try your hand at weaving.
Visit the Flower House to hear the story of one of Queens County’s most interesting people, artist, Anthony Flower; discover 19th-century New Brunswick fine art, furniture and clothing.
Queens County Heritage is alive with exhibitions and cultural activities. Discover the rich and diverse stories of our heritage. Be sure to inquire about our special combination admission rates to visit all of our sites.