Grand-Pré National Historic Site

Discover powerful Acadian stories within a picturesque landscape. Successes and struggles are illuminated through multimedia presentation and engaging displays, a splendid Victorian garden and a Memorial Church. The site is a monument to Acadian culture and deportation.

Une interprète de Parcs Canada donne une visite guidée à un groupe de visiteurs à l'intérieur de l'Église-souvenir.

Guided tours

Explore Grand-Pré National Historic Site with a Parks Canada interpreter.

A couple walking hand in hand on a gravel walking path near the oTENTiks in Grand-Pré

Camping in an oTENTik

Spend the night in the heart of a UNESCO World Heritage Site!

Four cyclists on the Harvest Moon Trail with a view of the Grand-Pré Memorial Church in the background.

Harvest Moon trail

A 110 km cycling and walking trail linking Grand-Pré to Annapolis Royal.

Visiting Grand-Pré National Historic Site

Activities and experiences

Things to do, tours and programs, oTENTik camping, cycling.

Plan your visit

Maps and directions, fees, hours of operation, facilities and services.

Camping in an oTENTik

Spend the night in the heart of a UNESCO World Heritage Site by camping in an oTENTik.

UNESCO World Heritage Site

Grand-Pré National Historic Site is the gateway to the Landscape of Grand-Pré World Heritage Site.

Tours and programs

Interpretation programs, guided activities, special events, Parks Canada Xplorers.


Daily visitor fees, camping and program fees, and more. Free admission for youth.


Make a reservation for oTENTik accommodations.

Red chairs

Information on Parks Canada’s red chairs program.

Electric vehicle charging stations

Maps and information on EV charging stations at Grand-Pré National Historic Site.

About Grand-Pré National Historic Site

Important bulletins

Important announcements, fire bans, rules, notifications, and active superintendent orders.

Culture and history

Conflict and wars, deportation of Acadians, historic monuments.

Stewardship and management

Plans and policies, partners.

Film, video and photography guidelines

Guidelines, application process, conditions and requirements, etc.

School programs

Information for teachers on available programs, by age group.

Contact us



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Hours of operation

May 17 - October 14, 2024
9 am - 5 pm

Dates and hours of operation

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