Do you sell products at your boutique?
Yes, we offer many Acadian books, souvenirs, and a variety of other products.
If I have a question about religious services being offered in the cathedral, who must I contact?
You can contact the archdiocese of Moncton by composing the (506) 857-9531 or visiting their website: www.diomoncton.ca.
Do I need to be catholic to visit MR21?
No, the content is for all that are interested about heritage and history.
Is the content of the visit religious?
The visit focuses primarily on the patrimonial and historical aspects of the building, its artworks, and those responsible for the construction of said cathedral. We also analyse the religious artworks and artefacts of the building.
Are you affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church?
No, MR21 is a secular non-profit organization. We have an understanding with the Moncton Catholic archdiocese for the sharing of the space.
Do you accept the Downtown Moncton gift cards?
Yes, you can pay with the Downtown Moncton gift card.
Is it possible to buy gift cards?
Yes, we offer the purchase of gift certificates at the price of your choice.
What payment methods are available?
At this moment, we accept Interac, credit cards and cash. It is also possible to buy tickets in advance on our online ticket booth (https://mr21-english.square.site/shop/4)
What is a Numeric Cathedral?
Our Lady of the Assumption Cathedral is a Numeric Cathedral since it contains many digital installations at the highest of today’s technology that allow us to learn about the cathedral and those responsible for its existence. Two big interactive screens allow us to unravel the meaning of our stained glasses and an immersive projection tells the story of the cathedral and the Monctonian community.
What is an immersive projection?
The chapel of the cathedral has been transformed into a screening room where 10 projectors light up the surfaces surrounding you. Follow the origin of the cathedral in a movie that blends pictures from archives, animation techniques and recently shot footage.
Do we need to make a reservation to enjoy a guided visit?
No, there is no need to make a reservation. You can present yourself at our ticket office and a guide will be happy to accompany you through the cathedral.
How long are the visits?
An average guided visit takes between 40 and 60 minutes, including our 25-minute immersive projection. Feel free to explore the building longer if you would like.