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The imposing-looking New Brunswick Museum is a must-stop for anyone seriously curious about this province's natural or cultural history. Collections are displayed on three open floors, an exhaustive mixture of traditional artifacts and quirky objects. Exhibits include the complete interior of Sullivan's Bar (where longshoremen used to slake their thirst a few blocks away); a massive section of ship's frame; wonderful geological exhibits; and even a sporty white Bricklin from a failed stab at auto-manufacturing in the province during the mid-'70s. (Most frightful-looking exhibit? Maybe the "permanent wave" machine from a 1930s beauty parlor.) The "Wind, Wood, and Sail" gallery describes 19th-century shipbuilding in the province, right down to obscure details about oakum, tar, and deadeyes. There's also a Hall of Great Whales, with skeletons and scale models of the giant mammals, including a 12m (40-ft.) right whale. Allow at least 2 hours to enjoy the eclectic, uncommonly well-displayed exhibits here.