Fort Anne National Historic Site, Annapolis Royal
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Explore Fort Anne National Historic Site, a culturally significant site conquered by many nations in the past. The fort was originally built by the Scots in 1629 and later further developed by the French in 1643. Visit 18th- and 19th-century buildings that today house various museums outlining the fort's history and showcasing the daily lifestyle of the soldiers. Try on costumes from the Acadian period, either a French or British military uniform. The kids can take part in the “Xplorers” program, which incorporates fun activities while exploring the fort and learning of its history. Marvel at the Fort Anne Heritage Tapestry, a colorful and intricate piece depicting 400 years of the site's history. Take a look at our Annapolis Royal trip itinerary maker to schedule your visit to Fort Anne National Historic Site and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • An interesting historic site with a display in the surviving building then a pleasant stroll round the grounds. 
  • Sod embankments do not a fort make! You can wander around the grounds, maybe take a picnic. Sit down on the grass and enjoy the view as it is beautiful, but other than one building located here there ...  more »
  • We are into history-and this site provided us with what we wanted to know in an interesting way. Great views as well.