Fort Anne National Historic Site, Annapolis Royal

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.3/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web
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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  • The museum at Fort Anne is small, though interesting. The real attraction is the star-shaped earthwork fortification. Save this for a sunny day and walk the outdoor paths. The walking tour is outlined...  read more »
  • The grounds were clean and well kept. A lot of up and down walking but thats what you would expect from this type of military fort. Great history lesson. 
  • Didn't get to spend a lot of time here due to prior commitment but a return visit is a definite plan. Beautiful property with a lot of interesting time will be a picnic and a tour........  read more »
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