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Fort Anne National Historic Site

Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada
+1 902-532-2397
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Well preserved site

Unfortunately the museum was closed on the day we visited and it was a moist and misty day but the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Vicky R
Winchester, United Kingdom
Well done.

We enjoyed our look around the house and the grounds, including the cemetery. Lovely strolling and... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2017
Edmonton, Alberta
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Historic site brings to life that part of Canada's past when conflict between Europe's empire-builders took place on the shore of the Annapolis River.
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Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada
+1 902-532-2397
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Unfortunately the museum was closed on the day we visited and it was a moist and misty day but the smallish site is well worth a visit.

Thank Vicky R
Reviewed 5 December 2017

We enjoyed our look around the house and the grounds, including the cemetery. Lovely strolling and nice views.

Thank Cathy815
Reviewed 26 November 2017

We visited in November when everything was closed but we still toured the grounds. The site looks interesting, its was kind of blustery so we didn't get to explore too much. The earthenworks design is cool and there is a museum on site that I'd...More

Thank Snonut800
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We came during the last week of October so only the outside grounds were open. They were beautiful to walk around. We met a local who was happy to tell us about the history of the fort and recommended the ghost tour of the cemetery...More

Thank LWL092014
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Small museum on property is well done and very interesting! Beautiful views,lovely grounds to walk on.

Thank buffaloroam
Reviewed 30 October 2017

It was interesting to see the fort and hear the history of the conflicts between the British and the French. Spend a little time in the visitor's center. There are exhibits to see and a lot history to learn. Don't miss the amazing tapestries that...More

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 27 October 2017

I am generally not interested in ghost tours, and I am very glad that someone recommended the graveyard tour at Fort Anne. Our guide used the actual gravestones to weave the fascinating history of the fort and the town. It was fascinating and delightful.

Thank TravelerOmie
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

This is a rectangular shaped (4 point) fortification built by the Scots in 1629 to repel the French. In 1632, it was ceded to the French - the history is amazing as the fort passes back and forth between British and French hands over the...More

Thank Claudetteth
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We visited in early October. It was a beautiful place to walk around. So much history. I highly recommend this stop.

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 16 October 2017

It was very interesting. Oldest building in Canada Parks. Really enjoyed wandering the grounds. So much history.

Thank dalemrs
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Lance B
8 October 2015|
Response from Carole C |
If you only want to walk on the site, with a leash, I think you can. But if you want a guide you better with no dog.
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