New Brunswick sometimes seems awash in Acadian museums and historic villages. But if you only have time to see one, this is the place to visit. Some 45 buildings—most transported from villages elsewhere on the peninsula—depict life as it was lived in Acadian settlements between 1770 and 1890. The buildings are set amongst hundreds of acres of woodlands, marshes, and fields. You'll learn all about the exodus and settlement of the Acadians from costumed guides, who also demonstrate skills ranging from letterpress printing to blacksmithing. Rotating exhibits of local art are also shown each season. And that's not all: The village focuses on more recent eras, too, in a relatively recent expansion. This section's buildings (mostly replicas) continue the saga, showing Acadian life from 1890 to 1939 with a special focus on industry. Plan on spending 2 to 4 hours in total on the site.