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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  • We spent an entire day there in September 2016 and wish that we had planned for two. Be sure to reserve some of the special tours as that is a good way to learn more of the history. It is amazing what...  more »
  • Allow yourself plenty of time and to get the best visit don't arrive too late in the afternoon as the volunteers start going home and you won't get as much information. We were at the end of the seaso...  more »
  • Even off season, this place is wonderful. The attention to detail for both the buildings, grounds and personnel in period garb and manner brought the history to life. This is a not to be missed place ...  more »