Fort Anne National Historic Site is situated on the Annapolis River in Annapolis Royal.

Visitors should plan to spend at least two hours to tour the site, though it’s easy to pass more time exploring the museum, walking the fort’s earthen walls and picnicking along the Annapolis River.

Getting here


323 St. George Street
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia

Fort Anne is located in the town of Annapolis Royal. Driving time from Halifax is approximately 2 hours; from Yarmouth, approximately 1.5 hours.

How to get here

Hours of operation

May 20 to October 9, 2022
Open daily
9 am to 5 pm

The grounds are open year-round.


Free admission for youth. Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list

Facilities and services

Parking Parking
Dogs on leash Dogs on leash
Picnic area Picnic area
Accessible Facilities Accessible services
Information Information
Restrooms Restrooms
Bus parking Bus parking
Lookout Lookout