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Relaxing Visit

Worth the time to walk around this site and the connecting boardwalk along the Annapolis Royal... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
BradHulton
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Hinton
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Very interesting visit

Enjoyed the informative displays inside the museum. There was lots of information that was very... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2018
robertbY9454NT
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Arlington
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Historic site brings to life that part of Canada's past when conflict between Europe's empire-builders took place on the shore of the Annapolis River.
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Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Worth the time to walk around this site and the connecting boardwalk along the Annapolis Royal waterfront. Take a picnic lunch or try one of the local places for bite then continue on. Makes for a pleasant afternoon.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BradHulton
Reviewed August 24, 2018

Enjoyed the informative displays inside the museum. There was lots of information that was very interesting. Many interactive components that the kids liked too. The outside grounds are lovely, beautiful for walking. Great activity book for kids.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank robertbY9454NT
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Amazing history and beautiful grounds, this is a must see in Annapolis Royal! Also catch the evening graveyard tour by lantern light that leaves from here to learn about the rich history and people of Annapolis Royal - fascinating!!!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful view around the fort. I learned so much about early Canadian history and early settlement. We first walked the perimeter and read all the info boards, then went inside the main building which is set up like a small museum. Paid a small entry...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kirke99
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Easy access and well worth the visit. Great expalnations inside the museum and the tapestries re superb.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Not only is the inside very interesting with all its history but the surrounding grounds has a beautiful walking trail that takes you around the out skirts of the fort.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

We learned a lot about the history of this region, and the role of the Acadians and the Micmac, the English and the French, and how this fort changed hands many times.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 17, 2018

It is truly amazing that the Canadian Parks system takes such care in presenting the history of the region. This is a fantastic site for children and history buffs of all ages. When we arrived, there was a wedding party preparing to celebrate their marriage...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

The ground are spectacular. The indoor exhibit is informative an prepares a context for the fort outside. It is hoped that the other structures can be excavated in the not too distant future.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lori W
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The site provides visual, written and oral experiences that lead one to a better understanding of the area history. Visiting here helped me understand and connect better with my ancestry that is rooted in Port Royal.

Date of experience: July 2018
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CatMason
January 11, 2017|
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I fo not know if they are opened in the winter. We got the senior's rate as I am an old gal, so it was only $6.80 for my old fellow and I.
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Lance B
October 8, 2015|
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If you only want to walk on the site, with a leash, I think you can. But if you want a guide you better with no dog.
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