Grand Pre National Historic Site, Grand Pre

Built to commemorate the Grand Pre area of Nova Scotia, Grand Pre National Historic Site is a World Heritage Site, and the site of an Arcadian settlement from the 17th century. Lovers of literature will know that the village was the scenic setting for the epic poem, Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie. That's no surprise, considering its lush gardens and stunning shoreline. During your exploration, look for the memorial church and admire the paintings, stained glass, and exhibits. Pop into the visitor's center for further exhibits, multimedia presentations, and general information on the historic site. Plan to see Grand Pre National Historic Site and other attractions that appeal to you using our Grand Pre day trip site.
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  • We visited 1st week of October, while staying at a B&B in Wolfville. Nice mix of museum displays, videos, audio, outdoor park area. Staff are very nice and knowledgeable. The story of the Acadia...  more »
  • We entered the visitors centre to feel unwelcome and attacked by the bearded male worker. I tried to explain that we were just browsing, but he insisted several times, to explain about payment. We...  more »
  • The Grand-Pré National Historic site is a nice little spot to stop off for a walk through history. Has a nice little museum with exhibits and very well done movie. The parks area is very beautiful and is always well maintained. There are a few interpretive sites scattered along the grounds to also check out.
  • The brochure really doesn't do this place justice. We spent a fascinating few hours wandering round the exhibition hall and lovely gardens. Our 6 year-old loved the explorers book and dressing up.
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