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 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 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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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 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 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 Maritime Mobile DJ ServicesFestivalMaritime Mobile DJ Services

Dj Halifax

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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 Boxwood FestivalsFestivalBoxwood Festivals

Boxwood will inspire your creative spirit with concerts, dances, sessions, classes & lectures. Bringing together traditional musicians from all over the world & creating lasting friendships, Boxwood is a unique, non-competitive festival and workshop.

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Sports Attractions

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

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view listing for Hartlen Point Forces Golf ClubSports AttractionHartlen Point Forces Golf Club

This course by the sea was established in 1962 and famous for its windy conditions. One of the toughest tests of golf in the Maritimes, the front nine holes are cut through a forested area, but the back nine holes are of a links style, most

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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 Ambush Gardens PaintballSports AttractionAmbush Gardens Paintball

Ambsuh Gardens rents out PCS (pursuit combat systems) for use on two different courses. The first is a woodsball course, with natural obstacles, like fallen treesas barricades.The second field has racecar tires and pallets as barricades

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view listing for Anchors Above ZipLine AdventuresSports AttractionAnchors Above ZipLine Adventures

Speed along on a variety of Zip-lines on our course, for great recreation in a scenic outdoor environment. Individuals and groups books are both welcome.

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view listing for Osprey Shores Golf ResortSports AttractionOsprey Shores Golf Resort

Described by The Chronicle Herald as having “views to rival those at Chester or Northumberland”, this nine-hole course has earned a reputation as one of Atlantic Canada's most picturesque golf resorts. Clubhouse with lounge, pro shop and rentals.

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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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view listing for Eileanan BreaghaBeverage TourismEileanan Breagha

On Cape Breton's Bras D'Or Lakes, we are Nova Scotia's northernmost estate winery (Scottish Gaelic for 'beautiful islands'). The vineyard was named in homage to the owner's Gaelic heritage and for the majestic view of the numerous small islands

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view listing for Granite BreweryBeverage TourismGranite Brewery

For over 30 years the Granite Brewery has been producing award winning ales in Halifax, Nova Scotia. We specialize in English style real ales.

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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 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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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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