The Fredericton Region Museum is available every evening of the week from the start of May until the end of September. During the months of May, June and September the Museum is also available during the mornings and all day Sunday and Monday.
Transportation / Parking
The Museum is easily accessible via public transportation. There are a number of metered parking spaces conveniently located behind the Fredericton Public Library in addition to a number of lots in the vicinity. The meters are free after 5pm during the week and on weekends.
For events that are held in the evenings (after 5pm) or on weekends, a limited number of free spaces are available, on a first-come basis, in the parking lot behind the Fredericton Region Museum. The Fredericton Region Museum assumes no responsibility for any damage that may occur to parked vehicles.
Hosts can select the caterer of their choice.
Building & Balcony Rates: $55 per hour on week days and weekends when the museum is not open to the public and $65 per hour on holidays or during public hours.
Gallery Rates: $35 per hour on week days and weekends when the museum is not open to the public and $45 per hour on holidays or during public hours.
Some events may require additional museum staff. If so, there will be an additional $15 an hour fee during the time that the additional staff is required. Please consult with museum management to determine staffing needs.
York Sunbury Historical Society members in Good Standing receive a 25% discount on gallery and building rentals and are given priority on bookings made three (3) months in advance.
Approved Non-Profit Organizations receive a 20% discount on gallery and building rentals. We only ask that you include us in your promotional material.
Discounts cannot be combined.
A 50% non-refundable deposit is required no less than 7 days prior to the event date to confirm the reservation. The remainder of the rental fee is due in full on the day of the event. The Museum can be instructed to invoice organizations but the total fee must be received in full by the day of the event. Cancellations will be accepted at anytime, however, the 50% non-refundable deposit will be retained by the Museum. Cancellations can be made by phone, fax or e-mail.
Music is permitted in the Museum’s galleries. However, we regret that dancing is not permitted.
Insurance is the responsibility of the group renting the facilities.
The Museum reserves the right to levy additional charges for careless damage to Museum property.
At least one Museum staff member will be present when Museum facilities are rented to outside organizations. When requested in advance, the Museum staff will provide basic set-ups involving the Museum’s own tables and chairs and other approved equipment. Museum staff members are not available to load/unload equipment or to set up and install decorations and/or equipment brought into the Museum by the renting organization. This is the responsibility of the renting organization. The Museum staff will do its best to accommodate changes in set-ups if the request is made during regular working hours (9am to 5pm).
Decorations are limited to table or floor decorations only. The Museum will not be held liable for loss or damage to property not removed after the event.
Starting evening events no sooner that 5pm is encouraged.
Access for Persons with a Disability
The ground floor is wheelchair accessible.
Anyone wishing to rent the Fredericton Region Museum Facility must complete this form and return it to the museum office: Fredericton Region Museum Facility Rental Agreement (PDF)
We welcome your questions and are happy to provide advice and consultation for using the Museum for your next event. Please call or e-mail for an appointment to tour the galleries.