Grand-Pré National Historic Site
Discover powerful Acadian stories within a picturesque landscape. Successes and struggles are illuminated through multimedia presentation and engaging displays, a splendid Victorian garden and a Memorial Church. The site is a monument to Acadian culture and deportation.
Visiting Grand-Pré National Historic Site
Things to do, tours and programs, oTENTik camping, cycling.
Maps and directions, fees, hours of operation, facilities and services.
Spend the night in the heart of a UNESCO World Heritage Site by camping in an oTENTik.
Grand-Pré National Historic Site is the gateway to the Landscape of Grand-Pré World Heritage Site.
Interpretation programs, guided activities, special events, Parks Canada Xplorers.
Daily visitor fees, camping and program fees, and more. Free admission for youth.
Make a reservation for oTENTik accommodations.
Information on Parks Canada’s red chairs program.
Maps and information on EV charging stations at Grand-Pré National Historic Site.
About Grand-Pré National Historic Site
Important announcements, fire bans, rules, notifications, and active superintendent orders.
Conflict and wars, deportation of Acadians, historic monuments.
Plans and policies, partners.
Guidelines, application process, conditions and requirements, etc.
Information for teachers on available programs, by age group.
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