Foretress of Louisbourg National Historic Site – Fire a cannon. Have a Blast at Louisbourg!

Foretress of Louisbourg National Historic Site – Fire a cannon. Have a Blast at Louisbourg!

Add an explosive element to your visit – get trained as a cannoneer and fire a cannon! Light the fuse and wait for the blast of a cannon identical to those that defended 18th-century Louisbourg. An exclusive exciting 45 minutes of French colonial artillery science from fellow soldiers will officially make you a cannoneer in training. Fire a musket. Have a Ball at Louisbourg! Sign up with the Compagnies Franches de la Marine and get a soldier’s basic training (no push-ups required!). Fire an exact replica of an 18th-century musket. Safe and fun, you’ll have a ball! Programs offered daily in July and August, entrance fees are separate.

Private or semi-private training
Dress up in period costume
Fire a cannon or a musket

$55.20 – Cannon per person
$36.80 – Musket per person


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