Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site, Louisbourg

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Visit Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site, a partial reconstruction of an 18th-century French fortress. Originally part of the most extensive fortifications in North America, this National Historic Site now allows you to step back in time as you admire the architecture and period weapons, and interact with actors dressed as townsfolk from the era. During peak season, you can see a musket demonstration or puppet shows, participate in workshops, and enjoy a delicious meal at the onsite restaurant. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Louisbourg holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • This is a most worthwhile excursion with family and children as it played a very significant role in Canada's as well the USA's history ! It's a very authentic experience with breathtaking views of th...  more »
  • If you like history or museums or you just want to make history come alive for your kids, then a trip to Fortress Louisbourg should be added to your bucket list. It is a re-creation of the French impe...  more »
  • A great day of fun and learning. The staff/characters are engaging and the site has got lots to offer people of all ages.