FAQs

What are the hours of operation?

Kings Landing is open daily from 10 am to 5 pm from early June until Thanksgiving Monday.

The Peddler’s Market, our gift shop, and the Axe & Plough Café are open from 10 am to 5 pm daily. Admission is not required to shop here.

The King’s Head Inn Restaurant and Pub are open daily from 11:30 am until 4:30 pm and other times by reservation for groups or for themed dinners.

Kings Landing’s administration offices are open from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday.

Are pets allowed at Kings Landing? 

Kings Landing restricts admission of animals to service animals only. Other animals are not permitted on the museum grounds. There are a number of animal care facilities located in the Fredericton area. A quick Google search is sure to provide you with a reputable animal caregiver.

In addition to horses, cows, pigs, goats, sheep, chickens, roosters, and geese, our farm team does include two, friendly dogs. They are trained to work on our farms and interact with guests.

How much does it cost to visit Kings Landing?

You can see all of our rates here. If you are visiting more than once per season, a season pass is the best option.

How long does it take to visit?

Some guests visit for a couple of hours, some for a couple of days. We recommend allowing a minimum of 3-4 hours. If you don’t have time to see everything you want in one day, simply bring your receipt back the following day and our admission staff will check you in at no extra cost.

How much walking is required to visit Kings Landing?

The main road running through Kings Landing is 1.1 km each way with plenty of rest stops along the way. Free, hop-on, hop-off wagon rides are also available. We recommend wearing comfortable shoes, drinking plenty of water, and protecting yourself from the sun.

Are the horse and wagon rides free?

There are no additional charges for horse and wagon rides at Kings Landing. Check our map for details on where to catch a wagon ride. The rides run consistently throughout the day with a scheduled break for lunch. Breaks are also taken at the teamster’s discretion to care for the horses and switch out teams. Horse and wagon rides may be delayed in order to repair road damage due to heavy rains or other extreme weather. Our horses always come first. All animal-related programming is subject to the health and safety of the animals.

Kings Landing has taken care to select Percheron and Belgian horses for our horse and wagon teams. These heritage breeds have been bred specifically for agriculture and hauling heavy goods.

Are wheelchairs or electric scooters available?

Yes. Wheelchairs and electric scooters are available at the Welcome Centre on a first-come, first-served basis. There are no fees for their use, but a waiver must be completed before accessing an electric scooter. We have a limited supply and reservations are not permitted.

Is Kings Landing accessible? 

Every effort is being made to ensure accessibility at Kings Landing while maintaining the historical integrity of the buildings and grounds. However, guests with mobility issues may find some areas of Kings Landing challenging. Kings Landing is a large open-air museum with over 70 historic buildings on 300-acres of land. Our roads and pathways are not paved.

Free horse and wagon rides are also available to provide a unique view of Kings Landing. Many guests choose to use this experience as a way to reduce the total time spent walking. Wheelchairs and walkers are permitted on the wagons, scooters, however, are not permitted.

Does Kings Landing sell gift certificates?

Gift certificates for use at the King’s Head Inn Restaurant & Pub can be purchased on site or by calling (506) 363-4971.

Do I need to make a reservation at the King’s Head Inn Restaurant?

Reservations at the King’s Head Inn Restaurant are only required for themed dinners (Feast in the Village, Victorian Thanksgiving, Harvest Home, and Christmas) and for groups of 15 or more. You can make a reservation by leaving a message at (506) 363-4966 or by emailing kl.reservations@gnb.ca. A member of our team will confirm your reservation at their earliest convenience. For groups, please contact Sasha Robichaud at (506) 363-4963 or via email at sasha.robichaud@gnb.ca.

Do I need to pay admission to dine at the King’s Head Inn Restaurant?

All guests, including those only visiting the King’s Head Inn Restaurant, must pay admission. Tickets to themed dinners include admission to Kings Landing for the day of the reservation.

Is there parking for RVs and campers at Kings Landing?

Yes. There is plenty of free day parking at Kings Landing. Our upper parking lot has space for larger vehicles. While there are no facilities for overnight camping at Kings Landing, there are a number of nearby campgrounds.

What else is there to do and see in the area?

New Brunswick’s riverfront capital, Fredericton is brimming with rich heritage. Outdoor concerts, riverside trails, and delicious cuisine make this city a must-visit. For a listing of what to see and do, please visit Tourism New Brunswick or Fredericton Tourism.

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