Village Historique Acadien, Caraquet

Catch a glimpse of the Acadian way of life when you step into history at Village Historique Acadien. The village aims to show visitors the traditions of the Acadian colonists in the 17th and 18th centuries. The friendly staff in period costumes are happy to stop and answer questions, or walk you through their area. Each building portrays a story that helps to highlight aspects of early colonial life, like the printing shop, the tavern, and the general store. Head to the blacksmith for an especially interesting demonstration of metal working. The attraction regularly holds special events, so check the calendar before going. Plan a trip to Caraquet easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.
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  • Friendly bilingual docents in period costumes demonstrated and explained the homes, stores, shops, and other establishments’ contents & functions. We rode the horse drawn wagon in the 18th - 19th cent...  more »
  • Beautiful as always. If you want to see Acadian history and you are in love with this era, it is not to be missed
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  • Great place to learn about the Acadian origin and culture. As an immigrant, it is important to learn the history of the people that welcome you so you can understand them better. I shared this experience with my mother, we loved it!
  • This was a nice day tour. I liked how we could approach any building within at our own pace. The animals were great to see. The food we sat for was very tasty and well worth it. The people are very nice and this stop was very worthwhile.
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