We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Nice Walk Through History

Great little walk through history, well signed, lots of info if you're interested in Canadian... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
pyperjoy
A lot of history here

We spent a sunny but chilly afternoon wandering around the grounds. The views over the water are... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Paul M
Read all 511 reviews
246
All photos (246)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fort anne”(70 reviews)
“main building”(21 reviews)
About
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.
Contact
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada
Website
+1 902-532-2397
Call
Reviews (511)
Filter reviews
473 results
Traveller rating
231
192
43
7
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
231
192
43
7
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews fort anne main building officers quarters powder magazine national historic site star shaped changed hands grounds are beautiful overlooking the water graveyard tour inside the building lots of history small museum walk around nova scotia information boards great history
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 473 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great little walk through history, well signed, lots of info if you're interested in Canadian history. I took my dog for a walk through the grounds and it was lovely. It was October and a bit overcast so not too crowded, and by not too...More

Thank pyperjoy
Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent a sunny but chilly afternoon wandering around the grounds. The views over the water are first rate.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent an hour or so walking around the grounds, taking in the beautiful location. I can see why the 1st settlers decided to stop here! Worth a stop and at least an hour or 2.

Thank mark_scho
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately we arrived here on a Sunday and the site office is closed on Sundays and Mondays but the site is open to tour around. There were some plaques making the it easy to know what was what. There are a couple seating areas looking...More

Thank judeba
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well-designed and informative paths and buildings, overlooking the Bay of Fundy gives one an insightful understanding of its history.

Thank Barbara D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely location by the Annapolis River. Self-guided tour in historic building has wonderfully displays with very informative historical aspects of the past, specifically the Acadians.

Thank Vic D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite it being a rainyish day, we really enjoyed walking around Fort Anne. The grounds are very interesting and the self guided tour easy. We spent about an hour walking around as part of an overall walkabout Annapolis Royal. Because we were off season, there...More

Thank DebraDISC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fort Anne which belonged to the French and the English and changed hands many times in the 17th century is a wonderful place to visit and historically significant in the history of Old Canada prior to 1763. Walking around the fort is necessary to visit...More

Thank UnforgettableRome
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like history, there's lots to learn about at this site. There is no charge to walk the walls and the various buildings but the museum has an admission of about four dollars. Very interesting, with lots of historical info and a beautiful tapestry....More

Thank someday0713
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located right in town of Annapolis with good parking and acres to wander. History of the Fort well laid out and explained.

Thank Terry S
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Annapolis Royal Inn
125 reviews
1.05 km away
Hedley House
134 reviews
21.57 km away
Admiral Digby Inn and Cottages
327 reviews
21.66 km away
Bridgetown Motor Inn
25 reviews
21.72 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 25 nearby restaurants
Cafe Restaurant Compose
609 reviews
.36 km away
Leo's Cafe
203 reviews
.39 km away
Bistro East
619 reviews
.23 km away
Ye Olde Towne Pub
281 reviews
.44 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 32 nearby attractions
Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens
670 reviews
.41 km away
North Hills Museum
27 reviews
1.53 km away
Annapolis Tidal Generating Station
209 reviews
1.09 km away
Victoria Beach Lighthouse
6 reviews
1.10 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
CatMason
12 January 2017|
Answer
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.
0
Votes
Lance B
8 October 2015|
Answer
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.
0
Votes
Google Translation