This summer, the Fredericton Region Museum has lots of fun children’s programs lined up! They will be taking place every Tuesday and Thursday (2:00-4:00) throughout July and August, with a different exciting theme each week! Each program has a cost of $5.00 per child. 

Canadian Secret Agents
Age: 5+
Dates: July 2nd & 4th, 2013
Sign up to become a Canadian spy from World War II. Learn about Camp X, Canada’s secret spy school, and real Canadian secret agents. Undergo some spy training and partake in a mission!

Queen Victoria’s Underpants
Age: 5+
Dates: July 9th & 11th, 2013
Hear the story of Queen Victoria and her role in making underwear so popular. Learn about the history of underwear and make some paper dolls to take home!

Hop into History
Age: 5+
Dates: July 16th & 18th, 2013
Visit our most popular frog at the museum! Listen to stories about the Coleman Frog, play games, and make some fun crafts.

Chocolate Bar Wars
Age: 5+
Dates: July 23rd & 25th, 2013
All based around the history of the Fredericton chocolate bar wars of 1945! Children will learn about the chocolate bar boycotting done by Fredericton’s youngest generation, and will even get to make their own chocolate bars to take home!

History of Toys
Age: 5+
Dates: July 30th & August 1st, 2013
Come and see our collection of toys at the museum and make some old-fashioned toys to take home!

War of 1812
Age: 5+
Dates: August 6th & 8th, 2013
Learn about New Brunswick’s role in the War of 1812 and make a cool craft to take home!

A Fashionable History of Make-Up and Body Decoration
Age: 5+
Dates: August 13th & 15th, 2013
Discover what people have considered beautiful throughout history. Also learn about how people have used war paint, face painting, and tattoos.

A History of Fashionable Hairstyles
Age: 5+
Dates: August 20th & 22nd, 2013
Hairstyles of men and women have changed over the years. Come explore the history of hairstyles and of course moustaches and wigs!

Become a Curator
Age: 12+
Dates: August 27th & 29th, 2013
Hands-on cataloguing program for children – Learn what it means to be a museum curator and how to handle artefacts!

Follow this link to register your kids for any of these awesome programs!

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us by phone at (506)455-6041 or by e-mail at