Canada Travel Guide
Canada Travel Guide - Nova Scotia
Canada Travel Guide - Nova Scotia

Halifax

Halifax was founded in 1749 and has always been a major port. Today it is a modern city of 180,000.

Not to be missed is the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic which houses a maritime history collection, including the great Halifax explosion and the RMS Titanic.

On a hill overlooking downtown Halifax is the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site a star-shaped fort where British Military life in the 1800's is re-created.

Known as "The City of Trees" Halifax has many parks, including the Halifax Public Gardens which is a classic Victorian park.

Stroll through Historic Properties - 200 year old waterfront buildings that have been restored to house a variety of boutiques, shops and restaurants.

 

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Neptune Theatre

Today Neptune Theatre is Atlantic Canada’s largest professional regional theatre.

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(Performing Arts, Theatres)
Grafton Street Dinner Theatre

Grafton Street Dinner Theatre is Halifax's most unique dining experience.

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(Dinner Theatre, Theatres)
Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame

the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame, featuring interactive displays, kiosks, memorabilia and more- 150 years of sports history.

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(Museum)
Halifax Citadel

Experience the star-shaped Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, operated by Parks Canada, where Halifax's historic role as key naval station in the British Empire is commermorated.

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(Tourist Attractions)
Museum of Natural History

Discover the natural wonders of Nova Scotia all under one roof in the heart of Halifax city.

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(Museum)
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

The collection includes artifacts, images, charts and plans relating to the marine history of Nova Scotia.

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(Museum)
Pier 21 Society

Follow in the footsteps of the 1.5 million immigrants and Canadian military service personnel who passed through Pier 21 between 1928 and 1971.

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(Museum)
Public Gardens

The Halifax Public Gardens are more than an open space or park. They are a rare example of a formal Victorian public garden surviving intact and relatively unspoiled in the heart of a modern city.

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(Tourist Attractions)
Thomas McCulloch Museum

The Thomas McCulloch Museum houses the McCulloch Bird collection.

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(Museum)
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia collects, preserves and exhibits visual arts for the benefit of both residents and visitors to Nova Scotia.

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(Galleries/ Exhibits/Shows, Public Art Gallery)

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