This activity will not be offered in 2021. For more information, please visit our COVID-19 information page.

Add an explosive element to your visit – train to be a cannoneer and fire a cannon! Light the fuse and wait for the blast of a cannon identical to those that defended 18th-century Louisbourg. An exclusive, exciting 45 minutes of French colonial artillery techniques shared by fellow soldiers will officially make you a cannoneer in training.

You must be at least 18 years old. You must wear closed-toe shoes and long pants.


July 1 to September 14, 2020
11:00 a.m. and 2:25 p.m.
45 minutes
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To book this experience
To book
By phone: 902-733-3552
By email: pc.louisbourg-reservations.pc@canada.ca
In person: The experience can also be purchased on site at the De la Plagne House (#23) if available.