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 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 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 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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Halifax Festivals

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

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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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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 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 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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Sports Attractions

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

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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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view listing for Bayers Road Bowlarama Bowling CentreSports AttractionBayers Road 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 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 Artech Camps - imagination in motion! Inc.Sports AttractionArtech Camps - imagination in motion! Inc.

High tech-creativity & state-of-the-art fun for kids and youth. Create Video Games, build Robots, produce Films, Animations & Claymations! Week long summer camps. March Break & winter camps at some locations

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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 Tideview CideryBeverage TourismTideview Cidery

We grow amazing apples in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia. Many are rare, heirloom varieties from Nova Scotia's old-time cider traditions. Tideview ciders are handcrafted in small batches fermented slowly, blended with care.

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view listing for Midgrad MeaderyBeverage TourismMidgrad Meadery

The farm meadery resides next to the churning Georges River which is dwarfed by the natural beauty and peace of the Barrachois Hills. We've been producing honey since 2002 and meade since 2006 using organic methods.

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view listing for Luckett VineyardsBeverage TourismLuckett Vineyards

Crisp maritime breezes, legendary ocean tides and brilliant sunshine meet to create an outstanding terroir on a hillside overlooking the magnificent Gaspereau Valley.

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view listing for Ste. Famille Wines LtdBeverage TourismSte. Famille Wines Ltd

Sainte-Famille Wines Ltd. is an award winning winery that is 25 years old. Our vineyard is situated on a gently sloping hill overlooking the Avon River Valley. It is one of the warmest vineyard sites in Nova Scotia.

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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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