French soldiers march down the streets of the town as ladies dance in formal parlours. Cannon fire shakes the ground as harpsichord tunes mingle with baking bread aromas drifting from the stone bakery. Step through Louisbourg’s fortress walls and time-warp back to the 1700s. Chat with fishermen, sailors and servants. Sip rum and watch lace-making as children play 300-year-old games and stew simmers on an open-hearth fire. It’s so real, it seems surreal.

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Getting here

259 Park Service Road
Louisbourg, Nova Scotia
B1C 2L2

Hours of operation

May 22 to October 15, 2017
Every day from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Fees

Free admission in 2017. Other fees still apply.

Contact us

Telephone: 902-733-3552
Email: louisbourg.info@pc.gc.ca

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