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From amusement parks to museums, here's a list of attractions that just keeps on growing.

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Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum
A growing collection of artifacts, exhibits and vintage aircraft is on display at the Museum. Free admission.

Atlantic Playland
"Come see it again for the first time". This outdoor amusement park and picnic grounds is fun for the whole family.

Crystal 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.

Discovery Centre
Here's hands-on fun for all ages with interactive science exhibits, and more.

Halifax 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 century garrison.

Halifax Defence Complex
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 WWII.

HMCS Sackville
Tour a genuine World War II convoy escort, restored as a monument to Canada's Navy.

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 Design
From the homespun crafts of sea-faring folk to today's contemporary designs, Halifax takes pride in the work of its craftspeople.

Nova Scotia 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.

Prince of Wales Tower
Known locally as Martello Tower, this round structure was part of Halifax's defence network in the late 1700's.

Province House
Another National Historic site, Province House, built in l819 is Canada's oldest legislative assembly.

St. Paul's Anglican Church
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 Building.

The Unsinkable Ship 'Titanic'
Titanic artifacts, photos and the ship's original distress transcript are part of the new exhibit at The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.

Titanic Graves
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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Memory 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.

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Trevor Hill
Feb 11 2003

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Highway7 E-zine, a publication of Hatch Media, is an electronic journal with a focus on commercial, historical, cultural and ecological issues concerning the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia in Canada. Topics include a growing resource of currently more than 300 articles. More articles and image galleries are added frequently as new material is brought to our attention. With Highway7.com, our primary aim is to serve, inform and reflect the rural communities on the Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia, as well as to acquaint new residents, visitors, tourists, and investors with the special beauty and enormous potential of our region.
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