PROVINCIAL HERITAGE PLACE Middle Island in Miramichi River was a quarantine station in the 19th century, specifically for Irish immigrants fleeing the Irish Potato Famine. Many perished while on the Island. In 1873 it was declared a permanent quarantine station by the Federal Government until 1948. Immerse yourself in the history while walking along sandy beaches and scenic trails; visit the Celtic Cross, Interpretive Centre, amphitheatre, the Captain's Galley Restaurant, picnic areas and interpretive panels.
COVID-19 Advisory: Our tourism businesses look forward to safely welcoming New Brunswickers and our Atlantic neighbours, with precautions in place to keep guests protected. Please stay up-to-date on current Public Health alerts and bring your personal mask with you. You can also register your travel ahead of entering New Brunswick through the Travel Registration Program.