Fortress of Louisbourg

Step back to a bygone era when Nova Scotia, including Cape Breton Island, was the object of a tug of war between the French and English, at North America’s largest historical reconstruction, the Fortress of Louisbourg.


“visitors…watch French colonial soldiers fire muskets and cannons, smell fresh bread as it comes from the brick oven or try their own hand at upper-class dancing and pastimes like quill writing or lace making”