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, click on the Plan a Visit page.

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

Speaker Series 2019

The Friends of Beaubears Island will once again host Miramichi historians in a Speaker Series during the month of February. Presentations will occur in the library at the Nelson Rural School, 26 St Patricks Drive at 7pm on Monday and Thursday evenings throughout the month of February. Wade Hallihan’ s presentation will be based on… Continue Reading

Bases Loaded: A Beaubear Story

Bases Loaded: A Beaubear Story

The so-called “Beaubears Island Players”are at it once again. The informal community theatre troupe, assembled by the Friends of Beaubears Island, has, since 2014, brought history to life on the stage with a series of informative and entertaining productions. At the same time, they have helped raise funds to extend the employment of area students interpreting… Continue Reading

Beaubears Island
35 St. Patrick's Drive, Miramichi, NB E1N 4P6

Tel: (506) 622-8526
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2019 Operating Dates: May 21 - Sept 27
Beaubears Island Interpretive Centre is easy to find, located in Miramichi NB. See the Locator Map for driving time and distances from many points of entry.

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