Explore the historic fort where once the future of Acadie and North America hung in the balance. Located on the border between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, Fort Beauséjour — Fort Cumberland Historic Site stands at the crossroads of Canadian natural and cultural history. The fort depicts the 18th century conflicts between France and Britain, and the later struggle between two great empires — America and Britain - for North American supremacy.
On July 4, through August 2020, we invite you to access all of Canada’s historic places by visiting the National Trust for Canada website and experiencing history in a new way.
Celebrate 100 years of designation!
Hours of operation
Since June 1, 2020, Fort Beauséjour – Fort Cumberland National Historic Site is offering limited visitor access and basic services.More information
Senior/Commecial group (per person): $3.40
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Beaubassin and Fort Lawrence National Historic Sites
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Fort Gaspareaux National Historic Site
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Monument Lefebvre National Historic Site
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Fundy National Park
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Kouchibouguac National Park
Golden sand dunes, estuaries brimming with life, warm ocean beaches, Mi’kmaq and Acadian culture, the starry spectacle of a Dark Sky Preserve and snowbound winter activities weave together the compelling tapestry of Kouchibouguac National Park.