Culture In The Capital

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Culture In The Capital

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There sure is a cool art scene in New Brunswick! Check it out on this brand new tour!

Make the one-hour drive to New Brunswick’s capital city, where history awaits you.

This tour includes:
- Round trip transportation from the cruise ship pier or your hotel
- Great, knowledgeable guide
- Visit to Fredericton, New Brunswick's capital
- Beaverbrook Art Gallery
- Gallery 78
- Local pewter manufacturer
- Gift shop stop
- Entrance fees

Our tour begins with a stop at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, one of Canada’s finest private art galleries with close to 2,000 works of art in its permanent collection. A highlight is Spanish surrealist Salvador Dali’s 13’ x 10’ Santiago el Grande.

Our tour of Fredericton's cultural gems continues at Gallery 78, a landmark building on Fredericton’s cityscape. One of New Brunswick’s oldest commercial galleries, Gallery 78 exhibits the work of distinguished contemporary Canadian artists and promotes young and promising talent, especially from New Brunswick.

Another important aspect of Fredericton's cultural life is its internationally famous artisans that create crafts in a variety of mediums, including pewter.

We'll enjoy a guided tour at a local pewter manufacturer, where you'll see pewter being spun into beautiful hollowware and molten pewter cast into jewelry. Browse the gift shop for beautiful jewelry, ornaments, and gifts created in pewter.

- Please be aware that Carnival ships do not adjust to local time when in port. The actual time will be +1 from ship time. For example: ship clocks say 9 a.m., but it is actually 10 a.m. local time. ShoreTrips always operates on local time.
- Please note: If there are 4-6 people on this tour, it will be in a minivan and 3 people will be sitting in the back together.
- Bring cash for the gift shop, food, beverages, gratuity, etc.
- You may pre-arrange a different start time with ShoreTrips for a minimum of 4 passengers.

- There is a minimum of 4 people needed to operate this tour.

Days offered: 7 days a week

Departures:
  • 09:30 AM, duration: 5 hours


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