Step back to a time when southern friends became feared enemies, and clashes between the US and Great Britain penetrated borders during the War of 1812. Located on New Brunswick’s southern shore. St. Andrews Blockhouse was built by townspeople to protect them against American privateers and military.

Hours of operation

Open from June 1 to August 31
10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Free admission for youth in 2018. Other fees still apply.

Detailed fees list.

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Discover the Blockhouse

Dress up in period uniform and experience life in the barracks. You’ll guard St. Andrews harbour from American privateers as the colony is swept up in the War of 1812, pitting the U.S. against Great Britain.