Welcome to Louisbourg
History, adventure and plain fun is yours to discover while in town! From a step back in time at the Fortress of Louisbourg to a romping good time at the local Playhouse, we promise to make your time with us memorable. Before you leave us, drop by one of our gift boutiques and take home a souvenir of this special time.
Commercial Street Extension
Cape Breton’s newest experience! The Beggar’s Banquet features a feast fit for a king along with 18th century style entertainment in a period style pub.
Costumes are provided for all guests and you are invited to be a part of the show. This is an experience you won’t soon forget.
Contact: Tom and Linda Kennedy
Phone: (902) 733-2080
Toll Free: (888) 374-8439
France’s jewel in the 18th century, Canada’s treasure today, and North
America’s largest historical reconstruction.
Discover an 18th-century adventure nestled on the edge of a continent--a
place where muskets and mortars, women in hoop skirts and men in wigs, town
criers and the ’iron collar’ are a part of everyday life.
There’s lots to see and do--plan to spend the whole day! Your first stop
is the Visitor Centre, just beyond the modern town of Louisbourg. Ample
free parking is available. You’ll take a 7-minute bus ride from the Visitor
Centre to the Fortress. Remember to bring your camera, comfy shoes and warm
Phone: (902) 733-2280
11 Aberdeen Street
Live theatre and Cape Breton music in a 17th century style theatre. One of the most unique entertainment venues in Nova Scotia.
27 Harbourfront crescent
Louisbourg, Nova Scotia
Go carts and mini golf! Fun for all ages.
Contact: John and Marlene Drolet
Phone: (902) 733-3033
The restored railway station (1985) exhibits the history of the S&L Railway, railway technology and marine artifacts. The original freight shed houses a working model of the line. Rolling stock includes two passenger cars (1881, 1914) a box car, tank car and caboose. Admission free.
Phone: (902) 733-2720