Halifax Tourist Attractions, Museums, and Parks information



Whether it's a visit to a park, an art gallery or the area's history, Halifax offers its visitors and residents lots to do every day of the week. Not just the "typical" tourist attractions!

Halifax Attractions Directory

Historical Sites

Here are some featured local historial sites, museums & attractions:

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Here some featured local listings, but are SO FAR from the full list. See feature stories, linked at the top of the page or use the Search form at right.

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view listing for Macdonald MuseumMuseums/HistoryMacdonald Museum

features a collection of antique clocks and pocket watches, a circa 1940 classroom, a depression era general store, a community art display, art gallery, natural history exhibit, and more

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view listing for Chedabucto Bay Brewing CompanyMuseums/HistoryChedabucto Bay Brewing Company

The Chedabucto Bay Brewing Co. continues the centuries old craft brewing tradition begun in Guysborough in 1659 by Nicholas Denys, the first commercial brewery in Atlantic Canada. Chedabucto Bay brews premium ales using deep artesian well.

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view listing for Alderney LandingMuseums/HistoryAlderney Landing

"Alderney Landing promotes community and cultural programming and is recognized as a unique destination and venue for business, arts and entertainment in Nova Scotia."

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view listing for Dartmouth Heritage MuseumMuseums/HistoryDartmouth Heritage Museum

Come and visit the homestead of a Quaker Whaler and learn all about the development of Dartmouth and the whaling industry circa 1785. Our costumed guides will gladly show you around their house and garden.

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view listing for Nova Scotia Sport Hall of FameMuseums/HistoryNova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame

The Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame is a not-for-profit organization. Our mission is to honour, promote and preserve the sport history of Nova Scotia. We are located in the Halifax Metro Centre. Admission is FREE.

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Halifax Festivals

Here are some featured local festivals, inlcuding family, music, cultural, and historial ones:

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view listing for Shakespeare by the SeaFestivalShakespeare by the Sea

A theatre company serving Halifax since 1994, presenting family entertainment and the works of William Shakespeare in Point Pleasant Park. We have opened Park Place Theatre in the lower parking lot to extend the season beyond July through Sept.

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view listing for Atlantic Film Festival AssociationFestivalAtlantic Film Festival Association

The Atlantic Film Festival Association (AFFA) brings the world to Halifax with exciting international cultural events throughout the year that provide a platform for showcasing Atlantic Canadian talent.

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view listing for ViewFinders International Film Festival for YouthFestivalViewFinders International Film Festival for Youth

ViewFinders is a five-day celebration of film, video and media geared towards youth ages 3-18.

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view listing for True North Event ProductionFestivalTrue North Event Production

Halifax's wedding & corporate entertainment headquarters. DJ's, musicians, bands, solo artists, live entertainment, comics, MC's, event production, sound & lights, staging and all entertainment production related to your event.

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view listing for Alderney LandingFestivalAlderney Landing

"Alderney Landing promotes community and cultural programming and is recognized as a unique destination and venue for business, arts and entertainment in Nova Scotia."

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Sports Attractions

Here are some featured local sports venues, activities and attractions:

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view listing for South Centre Bowlarama Bowling CentreSports AttractionSouth Centre Bowlarama Bowling Centre

We offer all the entertainment you could ever want from bumper and cosmic bowling to competitive league play all in a safe, secure environment. Bowlarama also provides food/bar services, special event hosting for fundraisers and birthdays.

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view listing for Airlane Golf ClubSports AttractionAirlane Golf Club

The course is situated on 100 acres with generous rolling fairways for easy walking and the greens are bent grass. There is a good mix of holes with two par 3's;two par 5's and five par 4's with both left and right doglegs in play. Only 30

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view listing for Mersey Road paintball FieldSports AttractionMersey Road paintball Field

Jim and Howie Langlois have created a welcoming environment for any style of player, rookie or veteran, woods or speedballer, Mersey Road offers players outstanding fields and services.

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view listing for Indian Lake Golf CourseSports AttractionIndian Lake Golf Course

This executive 18 hole course appeals to all levels and has a log Clubhouse well finished to provide snacks and light "soup and sandwich"type meals in a relaxing and casual atmosphere.

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view listing for Nova Scotia Sport Hall of FameSports AttractionNova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame

The Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame is a not-for-profit organization. Our mission is to honour, promote and preserve the sport history of Nova Scotia. We are located in the Halifax Metro Centre. Admission is FREE.

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Beverage Attraction

Here are some featured local brew pubs, craft breweries, craft distilleries, wineries or vineyard. They use the freshest, local (even organic, in some cases) ingredients for an appreciable local flavour.

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Here some featured local listings, but are SO FAR from the full list. See feature stories, linked at the top of the page or use the Search form at right.

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view listing for Alexander Keith's Nova Scotia BreweryBeverage TourismAlexander Keith's Nova Scotia Brewery

n 1820, Alexander Keith established his brewery in the heart of Halifax. Now, 196 years later, we're proud to welcome you back into our home on Lower Water Street, the Alexander Keith's Nova Scotia Brewery

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view listing for Jost Vineyards LtdBeverage TourismJost Vineyards Ltd

Nestled in the gentle hills & sheltered coastal inlets of the Northumberland shores, our winery is Nova Scotia's largest. A pioneer of the Nova Scotia wine industry, and won hundreds of national & international awards.

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view listing for Blomidon Estate WineryBeverage TourismBlomidon Estate Winery

We are located in the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, in the community of Habitant, just outside of Canning. Come say hi to our friendly staff, walk through the vineyards, and taste our wines.

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view listing for Propeller Brewing CompanyBeverage TourismPropeller Brewing Company

John Allen opened the Propeller Brewing Company on Gottingen Street in Halifax, Nova Scotia. In 2013, he expanded to a second location, on Windmill Road in Dartmouth

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view listing for Petite Riviere VineyardBeverage TourismPetite Riviere Vineyard

Petite Rivie`re Vineyards grows elegant, complex wines in a sunny microclimate on the slopes of drumlin hills on Nova Scotia's South Shore. The LaHave River Valley Wine Region is one of the earliest grape growing territories in North America.

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