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Carleton Martello Tower

Carleton Martello Tower Review

The four-level tower, a great place from which to survey the harbor and Partridge Island, was built during the War of 1812 as a precaution against an American attack. Guides tell you about the spartan life of a soldier living in the stone fort, and an audiovisual presentation outlines its role in the defense of Saint John during World War II. The Sunday afternoon "Saint John Privateers" program in July and August, included in admission fee and available in English and French, brings the era to life for families with children ages six to eleven (call to reserve space).

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  • Address: 454 Whipple St., Saint John, NB E2M 2R3 | Map It
  • Phone: 506/636–4011
  • Cost: $3.90
  • Hours: Late June–early Sept., daily 10–5:30
  • Website:
  • Location: Saint John
Updated: 08-19-2013

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