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 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 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 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 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 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 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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Sports Attractions

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

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view listing for Airlane Golf ClubSports AttractionAirlane Golf Club

The course is situated on 100 acres with generous rolling fairways for easy walking and the greens are bent grass. There is a good mix of holes with two par 3's;two par 5's and five par 4's with both left and right doglegs in play. Only 30

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view listing for Formation Halifax Outback Climbing Club (FHOCC)Sports AttractionFormation Halifax Outback Climbing Club (FHOCC)

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 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 Storm warning paintballSports AttractionStorm warning paintball

Our employees and referees are highly trained on the sport of paintball & have almost 40 years of combined experience in the paintball business

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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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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 L'Acadie VineyardsBeverage TourismL'Acadie Vineyards

This region had great potential for crafting sparkling wine and in 2008, released the first traditional method sparkling wine in Nova Scotia. Since then, received many national and international accolades

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view listing for Downeast Beer FactoryBeverage TourismDowneast Beer Factory

While assembling our brewery, we searched high and low for high quality, and highly efficient, equipment to maximize flavour and efficiency.

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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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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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