Fire a musket: Have a ball at Louisbourg!
Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site
Sign up with the Compagnies Franches de la Marine and get a soldier's basic training – no push-ups required! You will fire an exact replica of an 18th century musket. Safe and fun, you'll have a ball!
You must be at least 16 years old; youth between the ages of 16-18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
You must wear closed-toe shoes and long pants.
July 1 to September 16, 2022
Available from 10:50 a.m.(2 spots available) and 1:50 p.m.(2 spots available)
|In person:||The experience can also be purchased on site at the De la Plagne House (#23) if available.|
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- School Programs
- Daily schedule
- Mi’kmaw Interpretive Centre
- Fire a cannon: Have a blast at Louisbourg!
- Time Travel
- Overnight accommodations
- Rookie Tour (Children's program)
- Prisoner of the Day
- Heritage gardens
- Dine around the fortress
- Kids' Corner
- Your perfect picnic
- Walking trails
- Unsupervised beaches
- Parks Canada Xplorers
- Get involved: Volunteering
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