Saint John Museum Tour
United Empire Loyalists founded the city of Saint John in 1785. As Canada's oldest incorporated city, Saint John's history and culture are rich and varied. Adding to the friendly, inviting atmosphere is the highest population of Irish descendants in Canada. This tour involves visits to four museums in Uptown Saint John.
Jewish Historical Museum: Features displays consisting of a Hebrew School, Chapel, art Gallery, Milvah and three additional galleries with changing exhibits.
The New Brunswick Telephone Museum: Join us for a guided tour and discover the history behind the communication tool we consider common place - the telephone. The museum has a fascinating collection of telephone equipment. Visitors was invited to hold a conversation over two 1902 Magneto telephones.
The Fire-fighters Museum: This museum is housed in an original Old Engine House across the street from King's Square in the city centre. The history of the great Fire of 1877 and others is seen through pictures and written accounts. The old Engine House is equipped with an old pumper and various apparatus and memorabilia. Next door is the Court House which as a spiral staircase made of 20 tons of stone