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“Closed on Sundays and Mondays”

Port-Royal National Historic Site
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Owner description: 1939 re-creation of Canada's first permanent settlement includes costumed interpreters engaged in traditional handicrafts like woodworking.
Reviewed 19 October 2017

I cannot review this attraction as it was closed when we arrived on a Sunday morning. Nowhere on the entrance board did it give the opening times/days and while we were there other visitors arrived who, like us , thought that a major attraction would be open on both weekend days. I understand that Parks Canada sites close for 2 days a week due to financial constraints but surely Sunday is the daftest day to be shut?

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"from room to room"
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"early settlement"
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"european settlement"
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"living quarters"
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"re creation"
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"canadian history"
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"short drive"
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"period costume"
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"interesting place"
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Even when this place is closed, it still offers incomparable views. Bring a lunch and enjoy the scenery.

Thank dramagal03
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

A recreated 17th century French Trading Pos with a commanding view of the Bay. Lots of furnished rooms to explore - fun for all the family.

Thank Rosemary W
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Walking around this habitat...you get a feel how families, and solders lived, how rough it was and how tough it would have been during the winter months...very informative!

Thank Lise H
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Just full of atmosphere. The first Parks Canada re-cration I believe. So well done it's lasted 70years or so. A wonderful spot.

Thank 6,491
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