Hours Of Operation
Spring and Fall, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Mon. - Fri.)
July - August, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.(Mon. to Fri.) and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(Sat. - Sun.)
Winter hours, 8 a.m. to 2 pm. (Mon. - Fri.)
Check website for details.
1695 Highway 1, Church Point, Yarmouth & Acadian Shores
Chantal Surette, Visitor Centre Manager
This Acadian Cultural and Interpretive Centre, located on the campus of Université Sainte-Anne in Church Point, is a vibrant hub of activity where residents, students and visitors meet. Situated under a bright red roof, the Centre houses an artist-run gallery "Le Trécarré", a visitor information centre, souvenir boutique, a 263-seat performance theatre, an outdoor performance area, and an internet café.
The Acadian Interpretive Centre & Museum showcases interpretive panels and multimedia exhibits introducing visitors to the culture of Acadians in Clare through their history, language, music and more. Bus tours welcome. Guided tours of the museum are free.
The centre is a trailhead for a 5-km network of walking trails that lead to the coast; an orientation map, interpretive panels and an observation tower have been added. The trails are free to walk or guided walks are available for a fee.
Facilities / Services
Bilingual/Multilingual staff available
This property accepts Discover, Mastercard, Visa, Debit card.
Admission: Donations accepted to museum. Admission may be charged for special events.