Facilities and services

Carleton Martello Tower National Historic Site


The site's high elevation offers a panoramic view of Saint John, its harbour, and the surrounding area.

Accessible facilities

The Tower itself is not wheelchair-accessible. The path to a lookout near the Tower has been specially modified for assisted wheelchair use. This location offers a view of Saint John harbour. The Visitor Centre and the exhibits within are accessible to wheelchairs.


We offer free parking and can accommodate cars, RV's, and buses. The bus stalls are a drop-off point for motorcoach passengers.


Public washrooms are located adjacent to the Visitor Centre, including wheelchair-accessible facilities and a diaper deck.

Picnic Area

There are several picnic tables located on the grounds.

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