Living History Museums
Discover Nova Scotia's rich history while visiting any of our 10 living history museums and historic sites. Costumed interpreters bring history to life through stories while dressed in authentic outfits from their site's time period. From working blacksmiths and farmers in the fields to soldiers guarding fortresses and restaurants serving the finest 18th century meals, you're sure to feel as you've stepped back a century or two.
The Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site is North America’s largest historical reconstruction. 2013 marks the 300th anniversary of the founding of Île Royale -- known today as Cape Breton Island -- and its capital, Louisbourg. To celebrate this historic anniversary, the Fortress of Louisbourg will be alive with special activities and never-before seen events!” Then please link “300th anniversary” to the Louisbourg 300th page.
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