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Lots of historic information

First thing is the building is closed Sunday and Monday. So if you want to see inside don't go on... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2018
Winnipeg, Canada
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Nice walk on warm day.

Very nice history presentation of the area. Very scenic. Grounds well kept and a wonderful place... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2018
Don O
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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.
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada
+1 902-532-2397
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Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

First thing is the building is closed Sunday and Monday. So if you want to see inside don't go on these days. Inside comtains a lot of history. Very interesting and informative. The outside has a path around the outside of the grounds. Inside the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

Very nice history presentation of the area. Very scenic. Grounds well kept and a wonderful place to spend an hour to gain an appreciation of the Annopolis history.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Don O
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

This Fort was a Centre for British/French conflict in North America in the 1700’s as it passed from one hand to the other over the years. In fact this was the first Canadian designated historic site. Today, the site consists of one building with an...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Alan S
Reviewed May 24, 2018

For anyone wanting an education into the early history of North America. It is an important place for the British, French and native people with some early American history thrown in. The museum does a good job with the timelines. The informational boards on the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank BluePhantom
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

We arrived just before it officially opens for the season. But it is so well done as a self guided walking tour. Thoroughly enjoyed learning about Canadian history.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Louise Y
Reviewed May 12, 2018

We traveled to Nova Scotia some time ago but had a wonderful experience wandering the grounds of the old fort and learning it's history. The employees actually were dressed in period clothing which really made it believable. It was a great experience for the kids...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank michaellQ370SD
Reviewed February 5, 2018

Fort Anne is a gorgeous site right in the middle of Annapolis Royal. Take the time to stroll around and take in the view over the bay. Come back in the evening and make sure you don't miss the graveyard tour. That is a real...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank dave_b15
Reviewed January 17, 2018

Unfortunately the museum was closed on the day we visited and it was a moist and misty day but the smallish site is well worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Vicky R
Reviewed December 4, 2017

We enjoyed our look around the house and the grounds, including the cemetery. Lovely strolling and nice views.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Cathy815
Reviewed November 25, 2017

We visited in November when everything was closed but we still toured the grounds. The site looks interesting, its was kind of blustery so we didn't get to explore too much. The earthenworks design is cool and there is a museum on site that I'd...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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January 11, 2017|
Response from KMTH2014 | Reviewed this property |
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.
Lance B
October 8, 2015|
Response from Carole C |
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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