Fort Beauséjour – Fort Cumberland National Historic Site of Canada
Facilities and Services
The Visitor Centre houses the site's exhibit areas and an extensive collection of artifacts dealing with the region's military and civilian history.
Public washrooms and an accessible washroom are available in the visitor centre.
The site's main parking area can accommodate cars, RV's and buses. The upper parking area is smaller but includes two stalls for the disabled. The sidewalk area in front of the main entrance is designed as our dropoff point for motorcoach passengers.
The visitor centre, a washroom and picnic shelters are wheelchair accessible. Restored ruin areas are accessible over a specially modified loop trail including one of the fort's underground casemates. The audio-visual presentation is equipped with an FM loop and closed captioning on request. The payphone's receiver is amplifier equipped.
The Visitor Centre, the museum, a restroom and a specially developed trail including an underground casemate are wheelchair accessible. An all-terrain wheelchair is available for loan Audio-visual presentation is close captioned and equipped with an FM loop. Payphone receiver is amplifier equipped.
Pets are welcomed on the grounds. However they must be kept on a leash and are not permitted in the Visitor Centre.
In the Area
The following services are available in the area: bed & breakfast, camping, hotel/inn, youth hostel/dormitory, motel, housekeeping units, bank, bank machine (ATM), church, convenience store, craft/gift shop, drugstore/pharmacy, gas station, grocery store, hospital/medical clinic, laundromat, liquor store, lounge/ bar, post office, RCMP/police, tourist bureau, dinning room, fast food chains, canteen/snack-bar, beach, golf course, movie theatre, municipal park, museum/gallery, public pool (indoor), cross country skiing, tennis, tours-guided, tours-walking.
For more information on the above-mentioned services visit the Town of Sackville's web site ( www.sackville.com )
Other Attractions in the Area
Sackville Waterfowl Park: A 55-acre reclaimed freshwater marsh steps from downtown Sackville, New Brunswick with an extensive boardwalk and walking trails.
Owens Art Gallery: At Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick; one of Canada's leading university art galleries with a wide-ranging standing collection and numerous travelling shows.
Tantramar Wetlands Centre: Located at 223 Main St. behind Tantramar Regional High School, this unique indoor and outdoor facility offers you the opportunity to experience wetlands by participating in innovative educational programs or exploring the sites 2.5 km of trails.
Keillor House Museum: Located in nearby Dorchester, the museum is operated by the Westmorland Historical Society and touches on the contributions of early pioneers to the southeastern area of New Brunswick.
Campbell Carriage Factory : Built in 1838, the Campbell Carriage Factory Museum is one of the best existing examples of a 19th century industrial site in Eastern North America. Church Street, Sackville, NB
Boultenhouse Heritage Centre : Located on Queens Road in Sackville NB this house built in the early 1840's by Christopher Boultenhouse, shipbuilder and ship owner.