charge to go into the tower and see a movie. Unless you enjoy military sites there isn't much else to see. Very friendly.
We'd read about this place on Trip Advisor and decided to make a stop on our way through Saint John. Unfortunately, our day had not gone as planned and we arrived far later than we'd hoped. In fact, it was about to close when we showed up, but we decided we'd at least get a look at the harbour and... More
We have toured several martello towers and all are very different, including this one. The guide provided us with interesting information about the tower and willingly answered questions. There are great views of Saint John from the tower. Inside the visitor centre are informative displays. The short introductory film is quite entertaining.
We have visited Martello towers in Kingston, ON and this one is quite different. It has a fascinating history that spans the War of 1812 through WWII to present day. The view of Saint John is spectacular. See the video before you do anything. Staff are friendly.
I live here in Saint John so I guess this is a promote the Martello Tower review. Built during the war of 1812 to defend the harbour against attacks right up to ww2 it has a great view from the observation level which was used during the war to give range and target information to artillery batteries that were placed... More
This is a great fort though not built in time for the War of 1812. It was one of the only Martello Towers that were remodelled and transformed for WW2. One of the best vantage points for photos of Saint John.
This place is a great peice of history-Something only to be seen in Saint John, It is a small historic site but had lots of detail. Staff were really nice and very knowledgeable. The cost was around 10.00 per family A must see
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