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 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 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 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 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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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 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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Sports Attractions

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

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view listing for Pines ResortSports AttractionPines Resort

First class 3.5 star hotel, -6 meeting rooms with 25-355 capacity, business ctr, bar, cabaret/nightclub, beach, swimming pool, outdoor pool, fitness centre, golf course., handicap fac, health club, PC hookup in-room, pets accepted,.

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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 Camp Debert Army Paintball Field43 Forrester StreetSports AttractionCamp Debert Army Paintball Field43 Forrester Street

The camp was a major Canadian military installation from its inception in 1940 during the Second World War, to its time as a government nuclear fallout bunker in the 1960s, lessening in importance until its decommissioning in 1998.

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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 Armymans PaintballSports AttractionArmymans Paintball

We are located 5 min outside of Truro, Nova Scotia and feature a full size Sup-Air X-Ball field. Our field is open on select weekends starting the month of May through till the end of September.

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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 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 Lunenburg County Winery Beverage TourismLunenburg County Winery

he winery is located at Hackmatack Farm, a commercial highbush blueberry farm. come take a pleasant drive into the country and visit us, to taste wine, to pick berries, picnic, or tour the winery and N.S. craft store.

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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 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 Muwin Estate Winery LtdBeverage TourismMuwin Estate Winery Ltd

We are a winery, growing our grapes and making our wine. Have a tour, sample our wines, and buy some in our shop.

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