Grand-Pré National Historic Site is located near the town of Wolfville—a one-hour drive from Halifax, Nova Scotia, less than two hours from the Digby ferry (Nova Scotia) and a three-hour drive from both the Yarmouth ferry (Nova Scotia) and the city of Moncton, New Brunswick.

Guided and self-guided tours last one to two hours. Plan to spend a few hours to a half-day on site or a full day during special events.

Visitors Reception and Interpretation Center

The Visitors Reception and Interpretation Center houses a multimedia theatre, an exhibit hall, a gift shop, a multipurpose room and administration area along with other visitors' facilities such as restrooms, public phones, etc.

Getting here


2205 Grand-Pré Road
Grand Pré NS B0P 1M0

From Route 101, take Exit 10 towards Wolfville. Follow Route 1 in a westerly direction for one kilometre, then turn right (head north) for another kilometre to 2205 Grand-Pré Road.

Hours of operation

The Visitor Centre is currently closed.
The grounds are accessible year-round.

The Visitor Centre will be open daily from May 18 to October 8, 2018 from 9 am to 5 pm.


Free admission in 2017. Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list

Facilities and services

Accessible Facilities Accessible services
Information Information
Picnic Area Picnic area
Bus parking
Lookout Lookout
Restrooms Restrooms
Gift Shop Gift shop
Parking Parking