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Grand Pré National Historic Site of Canada

Activities on Site

An interpreter presents the story of the establishment of the Acadians from 1682 to 1755 and the Deportation which started in 1755 and continued until 1762.
An interpreter presents the story of the establishment of the Acadians from 1682 to 1755 and the Deportation which started in 1755 and continued until 1762.
© Parks Canada / Grand-Pré, Nova Scotia / 03.36.06.11 (04)

Grand-Pré National Historic Site of Canada offers visitors the services of interpretive guides. The Visitor Reception and Interpretation Center also houses a large exhibit hall on the history of Grand-Pré and Acadie. Visitors can learn about the story of the Deportation by viewing a multimedia theatre presentation. 

Also new at Grand-Pré National Historic Site is the Xplorer program, designed for children aged 6 to 11 and their families, which encourages discovery through fun and recreational activities.

Fête nationale des acadiens et des acadiennes — August 15th

Mass, sponsored by the Amis de Grand-Pré, will be celebrated by father Albeni d’Entremont at Grand-Pré National Historic Site at 11 a.m. under the willows. This will be followed by the raising of the Acadian flag to the song of Avé Marie Stella on the steps of the Memorial Church.