Canso Islands National Historic Site

Attractions in the The Eastern Shore

Be amazed by the war-torn remains of an earthen fort. Canso Islands National Historic Site brings to life the stories of Atlantic Canada.

Grassy Island Fort National Historic Site of Canada is the remnant of 18th-century British fortifications situated on Grassy Island, one of a group of islands off the eastern tip of mainland Nova Scotia known together as the Canso Islands National Historic Site of Canada.

Canso Islands National Historic Site

1465 Union Street
Canso, Nova Scotia
B0H 1H0
902-295-2069 or 902-366-3136 (summer)
This is a Seasonal Operation
Canso Islands National Historic Site is wheelchair accessible
Canso Islands National Historic Site is family friendly
Canso Islands National Historic Site is pet friendly
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