Fort Anne National Historic Site, Annapolis Royal

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Military Museum · History Museum
Explore Fort Anne National Historic Site, a culturally significant site conquered by many nations in the past. The fort was originally built by the Scots in 1629 and later further developed by the French in 1643. Visit 18th- and 19th-century buildings that today house various museums outlining the fort's history and showcasing the daily lifestyle of the soldiers. Try on costumes from the Acadian period, either a French or British military uniform. The kids can take part in the “Xplorers” program, which incorporates fun activities while exploring the fort and learning of its history. Marvel at the Fort Anne Heritage Tapestry, a colorful and intricate piece depicting 400 years of the site's history. For Fort Anne National Historic Site and beyond, use our Annapolis Royal holiday planner to get the most from your Annapolis Royal vacation.
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  • Lots of amazing history here. Beautiful pictures. One of the buildings is an original form the early 1700s. It’s a beautiful well preserved piece of history.  more »
  • Authentic historic site. Unfortunately only 1-2 buildings remain and the rest is just grass. The museum is however quite nice.  more »
  • Simply beautiful. The grounds are as well maintained as when I went here as a small boy. A must see if you are in the area.
  • Great place to bring your kids. The staff are very helpful.

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