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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  • Eh oui un seul regret sur la visite de ce beau bâtiment; des travaux étaient en cours et cachait l'extérieur du bâtiment et empêchait l'entrée aisée. Plusieurs salles de visite relatant l'histoire de ...  more »
  • Ein ruhiger, historischer Ort für schöne Spaziergänge und Picknicks. Kinder können sehr schön spielen auf den großen, gut gepflegten Rasenflächen. Man kann das Meer beobachten und viel lernen. Das Mus...  more »
  • An interesting historic site with a display in the surviving building then a pleasant stroll round the grounds.