What are the hours of operation?
Kings Landing is open from Wednesday to Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm.
The Peddler’s Market, our gift shop, and the Axe & Plough Café are open from 10 am to 5 pm. Admission is not required to shop or dine here.
The King’s Head Inn Restaurant and Pub are open from 11:30 am until 4:30 pm and other times by reservation for groups or for themed dinners. Admission to Kings Landing is required to dine at the restaurant.
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 the 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 most economical 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.
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.
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) 363-4966.
Gift certificates for use at Admissions can be purchased by calling (506) 363-4974 or emailing Amanda.Stairs@gnb.ca.
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 (Village Feast, Victorian Thanksgiving, Harvest Home, and Christmas) and for groups of 15 or more. For themed dinners, you can make a reservation for themed dinners by leaving a message at (506) 363-4968 or by emailing email@example.com. A member of our team will confirm your reservation at their earliest convenience. For general groups of 15 or more, please contact Karen Price at Karen.Price2@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. You do not need to pay admission to order from the Axe & Plough Café in the Welcome Centre.
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 a rich heritage. Plenty of outdoor space, including 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.