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Fort Anne National Historic Site

Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada
+1 902-532-2397
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Another great historical site in Annapolis Royal!

The main building has a lot of history (including details of the change in control between French... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Ryan K
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Oak Ridge, North Carolina
via mobile
Loved stepping back in time

If you love history and are interested in how life was lived years ago, you have to visit the Fort... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
sparis155032
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Montreal, Canada
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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.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

The main building has a lot of history (including details of the change in control between French and British and the Acadian influence) and was very informative. The outside star shape with steep slopes was interesting and the kids loved climbing the hills. Once you're...More

Thank Ryan K
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

If you love history and are interested in how life was lived years ago, you have to visit the Fort. We spent a couple of hours there learning about the life of soldiers of that time. Loved it.

Thank sparis155032
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Its neat to visit and does give you quite a bit of history, but there isn't a whole lot that is there to see. We managed in less than an hour.

Thank K2Harvey
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

A lot of historical information presented in a relatively small -- stuffy space! Could have more engaging display! Nevertheless great learning experience and lovely grounds for running and take the views!

Thank 965natalie2016
Reviewed 25 July 2017

So much history to learn here. Give yourself a few hours to go through the museum and then walk the grounds checking out the beautiful scenery.

Thank bookishone2017
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I found this site to be well kept.The information plaques were very informative and it showed a lot of history but there was nothing really different than the many other historical sites. Its worth a visit

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We enjoyed walking around the fort. The views are wonderful. The museum itself was informative and we loved the tapestries. My kids loved trying to climb the steep grass hills.

Thank swiss2006
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Price is right (free)! Great spot to visit and adventure. Amazing views. Cool historical site with great shops and restaurants nearby.

Thank Thomas Z
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The fort is mostly gone, but what remains was interesting. Signs indicate where buildings used to sit. Worth a visit.

Thank AllOrange
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We were short of time, so explored this fort after hours. We walked around the parapets and read about its history - we missed the inside tour of the officers quarters - the only surviving building, but we had enough history.

Thank RandMV
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Lance B
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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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