Discover Nova Scotia’s history, culture, and wildlife at Halifax’s top museums. Whether you have an interest in sports, artillery, immigrants, nature, science, or anything in between, there’s something for everyone.
Learn about Halifax’s fascinating maritime heritage at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. You’ll discover the history behind the province’s boat building, the Days of Sail, the Halifax Explosion, Halifax’s role in the Titanic, and so much more.
Playing a crucial role in the history of Halifax, Citadel Hill was originally set up to defend the city from attack. Today, it is a fantastic museum that lets visitors step back into the past. Explore the site on your own or take one of the many guided tours and experiences available.
This institution is a must-visit for kids of all ages! In addition to all of its regular fixtures, there is always something new and exciting going on at the Discovery Centre. Check out the Innovation Lab where you’ll have access to a variety of tools and materials to make your own inventions, the Dome Theater where you can watch live star shows and full-dome films, and so much more!
Discovery Centre, 1215 Lower Water St, Halifax, NS, Canada, +1 902 492 4422
A must-visit for sports fans, the NS Sport Hall of Fame is a fun, interactive experience, showcasing the best of the province’s talent. You’ll find lockers showcasing inductees and sports heroes, a theater showing NS sports highlights, a sports simulator, and more!
Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame, 1800 Argyle St, Halifax, NS, Canada, +1 902 421 1266