Fort Beauséjour – Fort Cumberland National Historic Site
In the heart of Mi'kma'ki, in the Chignecto isthmus, this star-shaped fort became the scene of three acts of war between France and Great Britain, the deportation of the Acadians and the tearing apart of British North America.
Visiting Fort Beauséjour — Fort Cumberland National Historic Site
Things to do, guided tours, 18th century equipped camping, picnicking, photography.
Maps and directions, fees, hours of operation, facilities and services.
Camp under the stars within the fort walls in an 18th century-style tent.
Interpretation programs, guided activities, special events.
Make a reservation for 18th century equipped camping.
Daily visitor fees, program fees, and more. Free admission for youth.
Learning experiences for schools and organized groups, information for teachers and students.
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