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Carleton Martello Tower

454 Whipple St, Saint John, New Brunswick E2M 2R3, Canada
+1 506-636-4011
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Historically interesting

Part of the cruise tour. We both found this interesting. The best part was watching the firing of a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
classiccatgal
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Not fantastic but included on all the tours

Not fantastic but included on all the tours. Notable by all the tour buses that galvant through the... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
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454 Whipple St, Saint John, New Brunswick E2M 2R3, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Part of the cruise tour. We both found this interesting. The best part was watching the firing of a civil war time musket. Never even knew what this was till then. Also saw a short film on the history of the tower and went in...More

Thank classiccatgal
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Not fantastic but included on all the tours. Notable by all the tour buses that galvant through the residential neighborhood.

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We stopped here while on a bus tour. This is a fort that had never been used to protect from hostile visitors. It was later used to store munitions. At this stop you can see a brief file of its history as well as a...More

Thank Gene N
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This is an interesting spot for a quick stop in St. John. Our tour guide told us the tower was designed on the Island of Corsica by the British, and it deflects cannonballs. He said it was built during the War of 1812. A nice...More

Thank TravelerfromNJ2
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Very interesting story behind this fort. Even though the upper portion is showing some wear, the history and the lower portion is really cool. If your in town it's an easy trip up to see it.

Thank Loveatvz
Reviewed 19 October 2017

The Carleton Martello Tower is one of the nine surviving Martello Towers in Canada. The Tower dates from the War of 1812.

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Good location. Scenic overlook of the area with decent parking. Nice little spot for a scenic picnic

Thank bill f
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We visited here and saw the tower. This stop didn't take long, not a whole lot to see. A lady fired a musket here.

Thank AroundNAround
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

The tower was closed due to reconstruction, but the view from up there was great. Built by the British it is in a strategic position.

Thank ELAINE B
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We were delighted to find the information centre still open in October. There was a friendly welcome from the lady on duty there and an eleven minute short film, which was one of the best I have seen... Entertaining, informative, with masses of info packed...More

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