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

Rub shoulders with Louisbourg's resilient "residents" and time travel into their challenging lives within a remote fortress.



This activity will not be offered in 2020. For more information, please visit our COVID-19 information page.

June 1 to June 30, 2020
September 15 to October 12, 2020

Each program lasts 45 minutes.

11:45 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.



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Talk to a Compagnies Franches soldier about life at Louisbourg and witness the smoke and noise during a musket firing demonstration. Visit one of Louisbourg’s finest homes where kitchen servants await your arrival to give you a glimpse into their lives serving the elite. See how hot chocolate, one of the favourite treats of Louisbourg's high society, was prepared. Then savour this elegant drink made of our special Heritage™ hot chocolate.



By telephone: 902-733-3552
By email:
In person: At De la Plagne House (#23)

Special Notes:
  • Limited to 25 people per group
Travel trade


Contact for Travel Trade:
Visitor Experience, Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site
259 Park Service Road,
Louisbourg, NS
B1C 2L2

Phone: 902-733-3552
Fax: 902-733-2362


  • Suitable for groups up to 25 people
  • Suitable for FIT (Fully Independent Travelers)
  • Reservations required
  • Motorcoach parking available
  • On site café/restaurant
  • Washrooms on site
  • Gift shop
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