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

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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 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 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 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 Ghost Walk of Historic HalifaxMuseums/HistoryGhost Walk of Historic Halifax

Entertaining and informative ghost walks through Halifax's historic downtown area. Wednesday, Friday and Sunday evenings, (weather permitting) starting at 7:30 p.m.

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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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Halifax Festivals

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

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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 Halifax Summer Opera FestivalFestivalHalifax Summer Opera Festival

A four-week long workshop and Festival on Canada's East Coast where participants study opera in the context of rehearsing and performing an entire role in an opera.

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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 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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view listing for Maritime Mobile DJ ServicesFestivalMaritime Mobile DJ Services

Dj Halifax

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Sports Attractions

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

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view listing for Links at MontagueSports AttractionLinks at Montague

New for 2002: This 1,880 yard long Graham Cooke course is pleasure of all levels of golfers, and features bentgrass tees, shaped fairways set amidst native hardwood and century-old softwoods, Kentucky bluegrass roughs, and strategically mol

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view listing for Formation Halifax Outback Climbing Club (FHOCC)Sports AttractionFormation Halifax Outback Climbing Club (FHOCC)

Test your climbing skill on a variety of climbing walls and courses, to prepare yourself for great recreation in a scenic outdoor environment, or enjoy climbing indoors when the weather gets rough. Individuals and groups bookings are both welcome.

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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 Dalplex Climbing Field House and Rock CourtSports AttractionDalplex Climbing Field House and Rock Court

Test your climbing skill on a variety of climbing walls and courses, to prepare yourself for great recreation in a scenic outdoor environment, or enjoy climbing indoors when the weather gets rough. Individuals and groups bookings are both welcome.

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view listing for Ashburn Golf ClubSports AttractionAshburn Golf Club

The Ashburn Golf Club has two 18 hole courses that combine convenience, variety and challenge. The old course with its undulating fairways within the city of Halifax, was designed by the noted Canadian golf architect Stanley Thompson and op

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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 Rudders Seafood Restaurant & Brew PubBeverage TourismRudders Seafood Restaurant & Brew Pub

Soak up the ambience as you dine on fresh seafood and sip premium brewed beers, brewed on-site at South West Nova's only microbrewery restaurant.

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view listing for Grand Pre Wines Beverage TourismGrand Pre Wines

We have worked hard to develop special Nova Scotian wines that are unlike any others in the region and whose crisp flavour comes from using only 100 per cent Nova Scotian grapes.

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view listing for Beaver Creek Winery Beverage TourismBeaver Creek Winery

Making wine from locally grown fruit can produce some delicious tasting wines. Fruit is a first choice as winemakers everywhere bring out the delicious essence of the natural berries, fruit

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view listing for Planters Ridge Beverage TourismPlanters Ridge

Planters Ridge is an artisanal winery located in Port Williams Nova Scotia. The vineyard is planted on the sandy- clay slopes of a ridge overlooking the Wellington Dyke, in a rich pastoral setting.

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view listing for Mercator VineyardsBeverage TourismMercator Vineyards

Just east of Wolfville on a bluff above the historic Acadian dykelands, at the point where the Cornwallis River enters the tidal bay of the Minas Basin and adjacent to the Grand Pré National Heritage site.

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