Set Your Personal Time Machine to 1744!
Enhance your sense that ‘the past is present’ in the many different opportunities to connect with the Fortress of Louisbourg. Imagine the nerve-wracking sounds of the 18th-century fortified town under siege. See a child in period clothing and imagine how it would feel to be a child, or a parent, in the unforgiving circumstances of the time. Be captured by the style of the buildings or the French social customs and stories of the 18th century It has been proven time and again that, if you embrace the experience, you will indeed be moved.
Scan the walls and streets and enjoy a fascinating glimpse of a ghostly presence. Feel those who stood on those same streets three centuries past. Be captivated by colourfully costumed animators and the most friendly and knowledgeable guides who invite you to reach that point where you realize what a special and unique a place the Fortress of Louisbourg truly is.