History buffs and culture lovers will enjoy touring the ruins of a star-shaped fort that was vital to the 18th-century struggle between France and Britain over Acadie. Learn poignant stories of resilient settlers, soldiers, and American sympathizers, through fascinating artefacts and exhibits. Kids can dress up like “gate guards” and patrol the fort’s earthen glacis, casemates and battlegrounds. The site’s wide-open spaces make for wondrous kite flying and picnics.

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  • The Perfect Picnic: Our twist on "take-out"

    Everything tastes better when you eat it outside! During your visit, let the beautiful landscape of the Chignecto Isthmus be your dining room.

  • Tours and programs

    Take the time to appreciate this unique and important national historic site at your own pace. History buffs and culture lovers will enjoy touring the ruins of a star-shaped fort that was vital to the 18th-century struggle between France and Britain over Acadie.

  • ​Fly a kite through time

    Built on a high ridge of land overlooking the Tantramar Marsh, musket fire once rang out at Fort Beauséjour. Today, you can grab a kite and soar above the historic ruins that seem to transcend time.

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