Frequently Asked Questions 

  • Is there a fee?

No, there is no fee for entering Middle Island, or the Interpretive Centre/Museum. 


  • When are you open?

We are happy to announce that the gates to Middle Island are open for the season. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, the restaurant and interpretive centre will remain closed for the entire year. Our gates will open at 9:00 AM each day and close at 4:00.


  • When is the restaurant open?

The restaurant will not be opening this year due to COVID-19.

  • When is the museum open?

The museum will not be opening this year (2020) due to COVID-19.


  • Is there a place to eat?

Yes, there is a restaurant on site. We offer take out and dine in (Closed for 2020 due to COVID-19).


  • What method of payment is available?

Our only method of payment is cash. Sorry for any inconvenience.


  • Is there a place to swim?

Yes there is a beach, although no lifeguards are present. Please swim at your own risk.


  • Can we bring our dog?

Absolutely, as long as they are on a leash. You are responsible to pick up after them.


  • Can we BBQ?

Unfortunately, we do not allow BBQ's on the Island but feel free to come in and dine at our restaurant, or bring a picnic lunch.


  • Is there a boat dock?

No, unfortunately we no longer have a boat dock.


  • Are there any restrooms?

We have two Port-A-Potties located near the Museum.


  • Are there any changing rooms?

Not at the present time, but we are currently working on it.


  • Can we park on the Island?

There is abundant parking on the Island. Parking on the causeway is not permitted.


  • Do you have Special Events?

Yes, every summer we celebrate Irish Festival Sunday, and New Brunswick Day (Due to COVID-19, all events have been cancelled for 2020/2021). Looking forward to all events in 2022. 


  • Are there Picnic Shelters?

Yes, there are three and also a large Kiosk. Due to COVID-19 there are no tables available this summer.