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Canso Islands National Historic Site

Learning Experiences

Learning Experiences at Canso Islands National Historic Site
  • Watch the nine-minute video, Grassy Island: The Forgotten Settlement, for an introduction to the island's history.

  • See a scale model of the island before the attack and life-size dioramas of an officer's study, a tavern and a merchant's parlour.

  • Learn about individuals and families who lived here in 1743.

  • View an excellent display of 18th century artifacts from Atlantic Canada.

  • Try to find items represented in the dioramas.