Travel to a time when remote fishing ports dotted the Atlantic coast and England and France vied for control of North America. Home to the remains of an 18th century fishing settlement and the ruins of a battle-ravaged stone fortress, Canso Islands National Historic Site welcomes curious explorers upon its windswept shores to journey through the history that forged a nation.

Getting here

1465 Union Street
Canso NS B0H 1H0

Hours of operation

July 1 - September 4
10 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily
Complete schedule

Fees

Free admission in 2017.

Contact us

Telephone: 902-366-3136 or 902-295-2069
Email: information@pc.gc.ca

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