Carleton Martello Tower National Historic Site is a building from the War of 1812 sitting on top of a cliff providing views of the city and the harbour below. It is one of eight Martello Towers left in Canada. Today onsite there is a powder magazine, a barracks room, and some informative exhibits in the tower and in the visitor centre.
Carleton Martello Tower National Historic Site adventures, and activities most enjoyed include sightseeing, guided tours, walking and photography.
It is one of eight left in Canada and provides a glimpse into the past of Saint John. If the history is not enough, the scenery will leave you with some great photos for showing back home.
The more important amenities and services located in and around Carleton Martello Tower National Historic Site includes a visitor centre, information signs, gift shop and green space.