Kings County Museum

Donations to support the operation of the Kings County Museum and the Kings County Historical & Archival Society can be made via PayPal


The Kings County Museum is located in scenic Hampton, New Brunswick. We offer genealogy research, themed exhibits on local history, viewing of the Kings County Gaol (jail) and heritage talks that will connect you to your historic past!

Our Hours of Operation

Open July 1st until August 29th, Tuesday to Saturday, 10 am to 4pm.

Admission to the museum is by donation

Physical Distancing is required.

As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, our Gaol and Genealogy Research Room will not be open this summer.

Contact us by phone at (506) 832-6009

or email at

The Kings County Museum and Old County Gaol is a member of the Saint John - Fundy Heritage Zone, a group of local museums and heritage sites serving the southern NB coast. Please explore all that our zone has to offer via our website: