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Fort Anne National Historic Site
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 25 June 2018

A great place to learn some of the history of the Acadian people of Nova Scotia. An great museum information centre and admission is reasonable.

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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent exhibits and interesting interactive exhibits make this a worthy site visit. Helps to understand the history and significance of this site and town - really interesting. Knowledgeable, enthusiastic and welcoming staff.

Thank Liz H
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

I had never heard of this fort, but our visit here was very worthwhile. The fort played a significant role in the area's history and ultimate impacted (and was impacted by) the French, British, Acadians, and Natives that lived in the area. Most of the buildings are gone, but you can still walk the earthen ramparts and imagine what life might have been like during its history. The old Officers' Quarters, however, is a very nice museum which does an excellent job of not only telling the history, but bringing the impacts to local residents (especially the Acadians) into sharp view. I believe this was Canada's first national historic park -- that alone makes it worth visiting. We visited early in the season so didn't get to experience any of the the living history that goes on in the summer.

Thank gbruels
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Historic site in lovely, quiet town. Can see in 15-30 minutes, or more if you just want to relax and admire the site and water.

Thank ret1re
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We pulled in and walked around and looked at the site but the main building was not open and no one was around other than a few other tourist’s who braved the rain

Thank Shaz H
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