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 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 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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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 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 Maritime Mobile DJ ServicesFestivalMaritime Mobile DJ Services

Dj Halifax

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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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Sports Attractions

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

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view listing for Overkill Sportz / Hyper SportzSports AttractionOverkill Sportz / Hyper Sportz

Formerly OVERKILLSPORTZ, conveniently located 8 minutes outside of Lower Sackville. Whether you are a novice or a professional paintballer, a woodsballer or a speed baller, come on out and enjoy all the fun and excitement that paintball has to offer.

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view listing for Pin-hi Golf CourseSports AttractionPin-hi Golf Course

This short nine hole course is open and level, ideal for new and senior golfers and for veterans to practice their short hole skills.

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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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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 Eaglequest Golf Grandview Golf & Country ClubSports AttractionEaglequest Golf Grandview Golf & Country Club

The natural beauty of Nova Scotia is on display throughout the 18 holes at Eaglequest Grandview Golf & Country Club, with undulating terrain, majestic trees lining the fairway,and a championship layout to challenge any player.

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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 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 Lightfoot & Wolfville VineyardsBeverage TourismLightfoot & Wolfville Vineyards

We grow HANDCRAFTED, small-lot wines in CERTIFIED ORGANIC vineyards. Our focus on classic vinifera includes CHARDONNAY, PINOT NOIR, RIESLING, and other German-styled whites specifically selected for our microclimates

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view listing for Gaspereau VineyardsBeverage TourismGaspereau Vineyards

Situated in the romantic, rolling hills of the sun-kissed Gaspereau Valley we are a boutique winery situated on a picturesque, 50 acre vineyard close to Wolfville, Nova Scotia. We create award-winning, premium, estate-grown, limited edition wines.

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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 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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