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 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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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 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 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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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 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 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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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 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 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 Glen Arbour Golf CourseSports AttractionGlen Arbour Golf Course

The Course's bent grass tees, greens, and fairways wind their way in and around Sandy, Beaver and Bottle Lakes to offer both spectacular views and challenges Glen Arbour is a world class golf course designed by Graham Cooke for the Annapoli

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view listing for Never Blink Twice Outdoor Paintball GamesSports AttractionNever Blink Twice Outdoor Paintball Games

Enjoy playing paintball at our facility. Groups welcome!

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view listing for Lost Creek Golf ClubSports AttractionLost Creek Golf Club

Lost Creek Golf Club opened in 1999, and is surrounded by a development, Lost Creek Village only 20 minutes from Halifax. This golf course spreads over 180 acres of mature forest and rolling hills beside a lake with several streams, brooks

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view listing for Brightwood Golf & Country ClubSports AttractionBrightwood Golf & Country Club

The course is located on a beautiful hillside overlooking Halifax Harbour with some of the most spectacular views of the surrounding area. Pro Shop: 469-7879 Starter: 464-GOLF

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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 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 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 Avondale Sky Winery Beverage TourismAvondale Sky Winery

Gentle southern slopes nurture acres of vines against the backdrop of an ever changing tidal landscape, rolling hills, and the panoramic Avondale sky. Enjoy tastings, tours and events in our award winning retail shop

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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 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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