What Tourist Attractions Are in Fredericton?


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Tourist attractions in Fredericton, New Brunswick, include Kings Landing Historical Settlement, Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Science East, Historic Garrison District and the Changing of the Guard Ceremony. Outdoor activities include miles of hiking trails, boating on the St. John River, bike rentals from Savage's Bicycle Center and golfing at Kingswood Golf.

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Kings Landing Historical Settlement depicts a 19th century village and village life. Located in the St. John River valley, the settlement also provides live fiddle music and dancing, horse-pulled wagons and employees dressed in period clothes. Another historical re-enactment is the Changing of the Guard Ceremony, where the Canadian Army puts on a display of period scarlet dress and performances of pipes and drums.

Beaverbrook Art Gallery carries art from around the world but also has a focus on Canadian and British artists. The gallery features both permanent and temporary displays. Science East provides science education and entertainment through its over 150 exhibits that feature hands-on activities, an outdoor science playground and daily science shows. There are also annual summer camps for kids built around different science themes.

The Historic Garrison District is a National Historic Site and contains historic items from the community's garrison past. The district features tours, live entertainment, gift shops and outdoor movies.

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