Fort Anne National Historic Site is a 1629 fort initially built by the French than was seized by the British. Today the fort rests on 15 hectares (37 acres) of land overlooking the Annapolis Basin. The historic site has become a working exhibit detailing the history of the Mi'kmaq First Nation people, French, Acadians and the British. There are exhibits and artifacts on site, as well as, period actors depicting the time.
Fort Anne National Historic Site adventures, and activities most enjoyed include the guided tours, picnic area, sightseeing, children interactive games, photography and the the open grass areas.
The more important features, amenities, services and exhibits located in and around Fort Anne National Historic Site includes a tapestry depicting a 400 year old story, period actors, officer quarters, bastions, artifacts, exhibits, interpretive trail, information signs, Vauban Fortifications, interactive programs, and an oldest English graveyard.