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 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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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 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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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 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 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 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 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 Mersey Road paintball FieldSports AttractionMersey Road paintball Field

Jim and Howie Langlois have created a welcoming environment for any style of player, rookie or veteran, woods or speedballer, Mersey Road offers players outstanding fields and services.

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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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view listing for Indian Lake Golf CourseSports AttractionIndian Lake Golf Course

This executive 18 hole course appeals to all levels and has a log Clubhouse well finished to provide snacks and light "soup and sandwich"type meals in a relaxing and casual atmosphere.

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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 Links at MontagueSports AttractionLinks at Montague

New for 2002: This 1,880 yard long Graham Cooke course is pleasure of all levels of golfers, and features bentgrass tees, shaped fairways set amidst native hardwood and century-old softwoods, Kentucky bluegrass roughs, and strategically mol

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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 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 Annapolis Highland Vineyards Beverage TourismAnnapolis Highland Vineyards

We invite you to tour our winery and vineyards, and to visit our tasting bar where you can enjoy a glass of your favorite AHV wine, while experiencing the beauty of the Annapolis Valley to the fullest.

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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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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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