From amusement parks to museums, here's a list of attractions that just
keeps on growing.
Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum
A growing collection of artifacts, exhibits and vintage aircraft is on
display at the Museum. Free admission.
"Come see it again for the first time". This outdoor amusement park and
picnic grounds is fun for the whole family.
Crescent - Nova Scotia's Nude Beach
According to this 'Bluenose Naturist', Crystal Crescent may be Nova Scotia's
only sanctioned nude beach, and one of three 'official' clothing-optional
beaches in Canada.
Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia
A library, an auditorium and exhibit rooms preserve the history and culture
of Nova Scotia's black communities, which date back to the 1600's.
Here's hands-on fun for all ages with interactive science exhibits, and
Citadel National Historic Site
Standing high above the city with a fantastic view of the harbour it used
to guard, Citadel Hill presents life as it used to be in an early l9th
The Halifax Defence Complex, in the heart of the city, is the most unique
system of harbour defences in Canada Five military bastions guarded the
strategically located city from attack between the early 1700's until
Tour a genuine World War II convoy escort, restored as a monument to Canada's
Museum of Natural History
The Nature Centre and an Archeology Gallery are just a few of the natural
wonders you'll see!
Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and
From the homespun crafts of sea-faring folk to today's contemporary designs,
Halifax takes pride in the work of its craftspeople.
Lighthouse Preservation Society Tours
Automation threatens to destroy Nova Scotia's network of 160 heritage
lighthouses. Boat tours to nearby and remote islands and rocky coasts
are arranged over the summer months to create awareness and raise funding.
of Wales Tower
Known locally as Martello Tower, this round structure was part of Halifax's
defence network in the late 1700's.
Another National Historic site, Province House, built in l819 is Canada's
oldest legislative assembly.
St. Paul's Anglican
Built in l750, St. Paul's is the oldest Protestant church in Canada. Look
for the piece of window ledge that was embedded above a doorway during
the Halifax Explosion of l917. It's still there!
The Halifax Planetarium
established as the first public planetarium in Canada in 1954. The Halifax
Planetarium is now located in Dalhousie University's Sir James Dunn Physics
The Unsinkable Ship
Titanic artifacts, photos and the ship's original distress transcript
are part of the new exhibit at The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.
In three of Halifax's graveyards are buried 209 Titanic victims.
Tours and Charters
Take a magical history tour, ride a double-decker, cruise the harbour,
sea-kayak or whale watch. More than a hundred choices are detailed for
your Halifax experience of a lifetime.
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Lane Heritage Village
Memory Lane Heritage Village Museum in Lake Charlotte, Nova
Scotia, Canada, The Heritage Village Museum captures what
it was like to live and work in a rural village from 1940-1950.
Feb 11 2003