Welcome to the 8th Hussars Museum
The 8th Hussars Museum is located in the historic Intercolonial Railway Station in Sussex, New Brunswick. The building has been restored to its original grandeur and is situated in the hub of the Town of Sussex. The Victorian-era structure houses many of the important artifacts of the museum and is accessible to the general public. Since the later part of the 19th century, countless Hussars arrived by rail to train at Camp Sussex and later to serve in the South African War, WWI, and WWII.
The collection includes many items representing the life of the Regiment with original uniforms dating back to 1881, original Routine Orders dating back to 1893, memorabilia from members who represented the Regiment at Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, WWI, WWII, UN/NATO peacekeeping tours as well as the Afghanistan engagement. Of particular interest are the flags from each of these eras. The Museum also proudly holds the original accouterments of HRH The Princess Royal who is Colonel Commandant of the Regiment.
The museum could not operate without the generous donations from individuals and former Hussars who believe preserving our past for the future is a worthy cause.
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Anyone wishing to donate usable artifacts , archives or a cash donation to the museum are asked to contact us
The 8th Hussar Museum is sponsored by Association of the 8th Canadian Hussars (Princess Louise's) Inc.
The 8th Hussars Museum is supported by the Province of New Brunswick
Museums of the New Brunswick Fundy Coast
66 Broad St, Sussex, NB E4E 5S2
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Summer Hours of Operation:
Wednesday to Sunday 10 am - 6 pm
Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays
June 14th - August 28th
Sept - May
CLOSED FOR THE SEASON
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