Press Release: Tours Reopening at the Miramichi Fish Hatchery in 2023

The Miramichi Fish Hatchery, located at the Miramichi Salmon Conservation Centre (MSCC) in South Esk, New Brunswick, has the distinction of being the oldest continuously operating fish hatchery in North America, celebrating its 150th anniversary this year.

The hatchery will be open for school tours from May 1st until June 15th, and open for public tours from June 16th until August 31st. Public tours will take place each Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday at 11am and 2pm at a cost of $10/adult and $5/child (under 12).

Thank you for recognizing the value of our hatchery and supporting our work to welcome visitors to this historic site. To reserve or purchase a tour spot, please call our office at (506) 622-4000 or use the link below.