Welcome to Beaubears Island

Visit our Interpretive Centre at 35 St. Patrick's Drive, Nelson-Miramichi

Meet our characters, from early French fur traders, to the Marquis Charles Deschamps de Boishebert, to the various shipbuilders who inhabited the island for over 100 years

Experience the multicultural history of the Miramichi

For more information on our tours and ferry services:

Discover a place where fortunes were made... and lives were lost.

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Though Ganong visited Beaubears Island twice in the early 20th Century, it was indeed Webster who helped unveil the cairn in 1932

Though Ganong visited Beaubears Island twice in the early 20th Century, it was indeed Webster who helped unveil the cairn in 1932 ... See MoreSee Less

April 5th, 12:00 pm

Join our Executive Director for a weekly dose of local history ... See MoreSee Less

April 4th, 4:00 pm