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Carleton Martello Tower

454 Whipple St, Saint John, New Brunswick E2M 2R3, Canada
+1 506-636-4011
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What a view!

I went up here with a friend, it was my first time there. Sadly it was during hours that they were... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
clodja35
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Saint John, Canada
A nice view

We couldn't get inside, the view and history of the tower is cool! we got to enjoy the glow from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rolandbast
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Gatineau, Canada
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  • Poor3%
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454 Whipple St, Saint John, New Brunswick E2M 2R3, Canada
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+1 506-636-4011
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"short film"
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"during wwii"
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"canadian history"
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"walk up"
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"national historic site"
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"small museum"
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"short visit"
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"kids and adults"
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"information centre"
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"quick stop"
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"nice spot"
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"worth a visit"
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"interesting history"
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"harbour"
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"video"
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"role"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I went up here with a friend, it was my first time there. Sadly it was during hours that they were closed. But we walked around outside the building, its quite the amazing view from up there on the hill. Next time we will go...More

Thank clodja35
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We couldn't get inside, the view and history of the tower is cool! we got to enjoy the glow from an amazing sunset that night

Thank Rolandbast
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When we went it was all fenced off for renovations. The view is nice but it was so windy and cold I just took a quick photo and left. Washrooms available and good parking lot. Some history signs to read. Across from a little old...More

Thank Jennifer C
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

AT the present you cannot get inside the tower but the views from the tower grounds are great for photography lovers. Signs around the grouds give history of the tower

Thank WEREALLYLOVETOTRAVEL
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

We didn't know about these towers. The tower was nice and the view was very good. The information center worth the visit. We would have loved to climb the tower for the best view but that wasn't possible

Thank Sonnie2403
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Reviewed February 28, 2018

Interesting history on the tower and easily accessible, with great views from the top, but the tower will be reconstructed for preservation for what we understand to be 2 years, 2018 and 2019.

Thank krl748
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Reviewed February 1, 2018

There were only a few things for us to see in Saint John - one of them was the Martello Tower which was free to visit during 2017. Though the actual tower was closed for renovation (which is why I gave this 4 starts) the...More

Thank Lynn M
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Reviewed January 8, 2018

Part of the cruise tour. We both found this interesting. The best part was watching the firing of a civil war time musket. Never even knew what this was till then. Also saw a short film on the history of the tower and went in...More

1  Thank classiccatgal
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Reviewed November 20, 2017

Not fantastic but included on all the tours. Notable by all the tour buses that galvant through the residential neighborhood.

1  Thank Cavydad
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

We stopped here while on a bus tour. This is a fort that had never been used to protect from hostile visitors. It was later used to store munitions. At this stop you can see a brief file of its history as well as a...More

1  Thank Gene N
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