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 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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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 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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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 Maritime Mobile DJ ServicesFestivalMaritime Mobile DJ Services

Dj Halifax

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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 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 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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Sports Attractions

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

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view listing for Ambush Gardens PaintballSports AttractionAmbush Gardens Paintball

Ambsuh Gardens rents out PCS (pursuit combat systems) for use on two different courses. The first is a woodsball course, with natural obstacles, like fallen treesas barricades.The second field has racecar tires and pallets as barricades

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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 Prospect Short Game GolfSports AttractionProspect Short Game Golf

Prospect Short Game Golf is a 9-Hole Pitch &Putt, with each hole being 40-80 yards. Greens are constructed with high quality synthetic turf. 18 Hole Mini Golf played on Pro Turf.

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view listing for Sackville Golf CourseSports AttractionSackville Golf Course

A public course with nine well-groomed fairways nestled in a natural setting. Constantly expanding and improving the course makes it different each year, and puts the fun back into golf. Located just minutes from anywhere in Metro Halifax.

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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 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 Garrison Brewing CompanyBeverage TourismGarrison Brewing Company

Garrison Brewing Company is following in this tradition by producing premium ales of distinction for the local market. With our inaugural batch of 'Irish Red Ale' in 1997...

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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 Planters Ridge Beverage TourismPlanters Ridge

Planters Ridge is an artisanal winery located in Port Williams Nova Scotia. The vineyard is planted on the sandy- clay slopes of a ridge overlooking the Wellington Dyke, in a rich pastoral setting.

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view listing for Tideview CideryBeverage TourismTideview Cidery

We grow amazing apples in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia. Many are rare, heirloom varieties from Nova Scotia's old-time cider traditions. Tideview ciders are handcrafted in small batches fermented slowly, blended with care.

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