Things to do

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.

Attractions

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Beggar's Banquet

Commercial Street Extension
Louisbourg, Nova Scotia


Contact: Tom and Linda Kennedy
Phone: (902) 733-2080
Toll-free: (888) 374-8439
Website: louisbourgpointofview.com

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.

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Fortress Louisbourg National Historic Site

Louisbourg, NS


Phone: (902) 733-2280
Website: pc.gc.ca/louisbourg

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
clothing!

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Louisbourg Playhouse

11 Aberdeen Street
Louisbourg, NS


Phone: (902) 733-2996
Toll-free: (888) 733-2787
Email: lsbg.playhouse@ns.sympatico.ca
Website: louisbourgplayhouse.com

Live theatre and Cape Breton music in a 17th century style theatre. One of the most unique entertainment venues in Nova Scotia.

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Station Hill Amusements

27 Harbourfront crescent
Louisbourg, Nova Scotia


Contact: John and Marlene Drolet
Phone: (902) 733-3033

Go carts and mini golf! Fun for all ages.

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Sydney and Louisbourg Railway Museum


Phone: (902) 733-2720
Website: novascotiarailwayheritage.com/louisbourg.htm

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.