Indoor Attractions

When it comes to attractions, the Acadian Peninsula lets you experience the best of both worlds, in summer or winter, on land or water. This tourist destination caters to whatever interests you, whether it’s laidback or active. If you are the kind of person who is drawn to museums, art, and culture, the Acadian Peninsula has a rich history to satisfy your curiosity. So here are some of the indoor attractions that make the Acadian Peninsula extra special.

  • Miscou Lighthouse, Hwy 113, Miscou, Canada, E8T 2C4

506.344.7203, 506.344.3042, Email Address:


Attraction: Miscou Island Lighthouse is known as the only national historic site on the Acadian Peninsula. This lighthouse was named by the American Travel Writers Association as one of the most beautiful places on earth. This magnificent lighthouse stands tall on the beautiful Miscou island.

  • Eglise Sainte-Cecile CHurch, 8166, route/Hwy 313, Petite-Riviere-de-I’lle, Canada, E8T 1V9

506.344.5626, Email Address:


Attraction: Next to Miscou island in terms of beauty and popularity is the century-old wooden church, built in 1913. The structure was inspired by Roman architecture. Children love to call it the “candy church,” because its interior is painted in different colors, making it look like pieces of candies. 

  • Founding Cultures’ Museum, 184, rue Acadie Street, Grande-Anse, Canada, E8N 1A6

506.732.3003, Email Address:

Website: https://www/

Attractions: The museum features local history. Learn about the different Acadian communities that founded New Brunswick’s vibrant culture and how they live in harmony together.

  • Musee Acadien de Caraquet (Acadian Museum), 15 Boulevard St- Pierre est Blvd, Caraquet, Canada E1W 1B6

506.726.2682, Email Address:

Website Address: http://www/

Attractions: The museum showcases the history and heritage of the Acadian Peninsula. The Musee Acadien de Caraquet prides itself in the rich collection of various artifacts and documents that celebrate the colorful history of the Acadian Peninsula. It also features the Sainte-Anne-du-Bocage Shrine located in Caraquet as a pilgrimage site.

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