Musée acadien de l'Université de Moncton

Tourism Region: Maritimes

The Clément-Cormier Pavilion of the Université de Moncton, built in 1980 according to museum standards, houses the Musée acadien as well as an art gallery. Its 2000 square meter surface area allows for a permanent exhibition on Acadian history and material culture, a space for temporary or travelling exhibitions, as well as an amphitheatre available for film screenings. The Musée acadien is a member of The Commission du tourisme acadien du Canada atlantique and of the Association Museums New Brunswick.



405, avenue Université
Moncton, New Brunswick
E1A 3E9

Telephone: (506) 858-4088
Fax: (506) 858-4043

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Musée acadien de l'Université de Moncton
Université de Moncton
Campus de Moncton
Pavillon Clément-Cormier
18, avenue Antonine-Maillet
, Moncton, New Brunswick
E1A 3E9

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Hours of Operation

Operations: Year Round

Open: June-September:
Monday to Friday from 10am to 5pm; Saturday and Sunday from 1pm to 5pm
Tuesday to Friday from 1pm to 4:30pm; Saturday and Sunday from 1pm to 4pm

Holidays in December

Administration fees

Admission: Charged

Discounts: Groups • Seniors • Students • CMA members

About Collections

The museum is responsible for the care of approximately 44 000 objects and photographs that together form a collection that is constantly growing. Some of these objects are featured in the permanent exhibition, which offers visitors a comprehensive glimpse into Acadian history from its beginnings in 1604 up until the present day. Not only concerned with chronological history, the exhibition also focuses on various aspects of the Acadian daily life of yesteryear via a thematic approach.

Approximate number of objects in the collections: 44 000

Decorative Arts

Ceramics, Porcelain or Pottery • Costumes • Furniture or Furnishings • Glass • Metalwork, Silverwork or Goldwork • Musical Instruments • Textiles or Tapestries

Fine Arts



Painting • Photography • Prints and Drawings • Sculpture • Sketchbooks or Albums

Folk Art • Religious Art

Human History

Agriculture • Archaeological Objects • Ceremonial Objects • Clocks or Time-Keeping Devices • Communications Devices • Costumes and Accessories • Currency • Fisheries • Furniture or Furnishings • Household Objects or Domestic Technology • Local History • Medals • Memorabilia • Musical Instruments • Religious or Liturgical Objects • Sports Equipment • Stamps • Toys and Games • Weapons

Services & Activities

Research Services

Archival Records • Films

Educational Programs

Demonstrations • Films • Internships • Lectures • School Programs : Age 0-4 (Pre-School) : Age 5-11 (k-6) : Age 12-17 (7-13)(Quebec: Secondary 1-CEGEP) : Age 18 and up (Post-Secondary) • Professional Development

Visitor Services

Bilingual Services • Films and Videos • Guided Tours : English : French • Accessible by Public Transportation • Meeting Room Rental • Parking Facilities : Charged : Bus • Gift shop • Special Needs Facilities : Parking : Washrooms : Wheelchairs available : Wheelchair access • Cloakroom • Washrooms

Internet Services

Virtual ExhibitionsLocal History

Publications & Products

Postcards • Posters • T-Shirts or Sweatshirts or Caps • Commemorative Souvenirs • Videos


The Acadian Adventure (Permanente exhibition)
December 7, 2004 to December 31, 2017

Island Acadian Men: A Journey Through Generations
July 16, 2014 to September 28, 2014