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Fort Anne National Historic Site

Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada
+1 902-532-2397
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Important historical landmark!

Stunningly situated and painstakingly documented and maintained, this fort has a big story to tell... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2017
North Yorkshire
Fort Anne a must when visiting Annapolis Royal

Wow what a great visitors centre - newly opened and well worth an hours visit. Very informative... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2017
Marlborough, United Kingdom
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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
+1 902-532-2397
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Reviewed June 25, 2017

Stunningly situated and painstakingly documented and maintained, this fort has a big story to tell and shouldn't be missed!

Thank TomNorthYorkshire
Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

Wow what a great visitors centre - newly opened and well worth an hours visit. Very informative and good flow to exhibits and information. The tapestry is awesome. Wandering the fort gives great views of the river and Granville Ferry. Across the road is a...More

Thank Wandering-old-ladies
Reviewed June 25, 2017

Great views , good walking for all ,plenty to see . In door museum area ,nearby washroom. Parking , Well worth a visit for the views .

Thank Alan T
Reviewed June 22, 2017

A lovely spot located within the town limits of Annapolis Royal....the fort itself is a beautiful building with architectural details but I love to just walk the grounds. The fort overlooks the Annapolis Basin and you can see for miles. There are places to just...More

Thank K.C.NovaScotia
Reviewed June 18, 2017

The fort has a little museum and there is a lot to see bathroom were clean there is not much parking you may park on the street if you have a rv. The dogs can walk around but not in the building

Thank Tedp1054
Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

Visited while there was restoration on the main building which was a bit disappointing. The grounds were very nice and views were lovely. Staff were friendly and helpful.

Thank camski
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

We strolled into this location and had an opportunity to learn some early Canadian history. The staff were able to provide great details about this historic spot. As well we spent an hour is so walking about.

Thank Kim E
Reviewed June 12, 2017

This year admission is free.. we have walked the grounds a few times, my kids enjoy the fact that there are a lot of poke stops located here. I realize that May not be of importance to many but it gets them out and walking...More

Thank Michele K
Reviewed June 9, 2017

Fascinating history dating back more than 400 years encompassing French and English conflict, Black Loyalists from American Revolutionary war etc. Beautiful site well maintained. Tour guides are knowledgeable and friendly. Free parking on site.

Thank John S
Reviewed June 8, 2017

The main museum was unfortunately closed as it is getting a face lift for the 100th anniversary of the site! We were offered instead a free tour around the grounds. The tour guide was incredibly knowledgeable. This is a must see in Annapolis Royal! For...More

Thank Julie-Anne P
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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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