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National Historic District Tours

Located In Annapolis Royal
Where To Find Us
Annapolis Royal Lighthouse
St. George St
Annapolis Royal, NS
Areas Served Annapolis Valley Region
Description & Services
Journey along one of North America's oldest thoroughfares with a costumed interpreter and explore the scenic National Historic District -- the largest in Canada.  
The first capital of Nova Scotia and one of the most fought-over tracts of land in the colonization of North America, Annapolis Royal is a community with an epic saga to relate. From Port Royal 1605, one of the country's oldest permanent European settlements, to winner of "World's Most Liveable Small Community" in 2004, cultures and events have intertwined to form a colourful mosaic unparalleled in Canada.  
The National Historic District Tour brings 400 years to life and is an excellent visitor orientation to this unique region -- showcasing both past and present.  
Discover the many "firsts" the area holds in Canadian history. Get the inside stories behind the national historic sites, colourful characters and landmark buildings. Learn about modern-day attractions and special events. Take home a beautiful National Historic District certificate as a special souvenir.  
Adults $9 / Youth (13-18) $5 / Children (12 & Under) $3.  
Tour Duration: 1:10
Hours Mon, Wed and Thu: 2:00pm
Dates mid-Jun to mid-Sep
Special Information
Tags Annapolis Valley Connect ; Family-friendly ; Guided Tours ; HALIFAX ; Recreation Categories ; Tourism
Categories - General Historic Places ; Walking Tours