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 visited from a cruise in the off season but really enjoyed the place. It is done up similarly to Williamsburg and has been done just as well. The re-ennactors (sorry Docents!) were excellent. We on...  more »
  • We visited after the high tourist season but there was still plenty to partake in that made this a whole day excursion. As others have noted - be careful with using a GPS to navigate here ... as you m...  more »
  • It is all a historical reconstructions but done with such authenticity and care it really does capture you. The animators enjoy their work and there really is a lot to see and do. From musket drills t...  more »