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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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Sports Attractions

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

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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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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 Ground Zero Climbing GymSports AttractionGround Zero Climbing Gym

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 Grandview Golf & Country ClubSports AttractionGrandview Golf & Country Club

The course was designed by Bill Robinson of Cornish &Robinson Golf Course Designers, and has hosted a number of Nova Scotia Golf Association Provincial Championships. The sparkling ponds reflect the well-groomed bentgrass greens and tee

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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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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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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 Chedabucto Bay BreweryBeverage TourismChedabucto Bay Brewery

Guysborough is home to the oldest commercial brewing operation in Atlantic Canada. This centuries old brewing tradition began in 1659 with the enterprising Acadian, Nicholas Denys

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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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view listing for Petite Riviere VineyardBeverage TourismPetite Riviere Vineyard

Petite Rivie`re Vineyards grows elegant, complex wines in a sunny microclimate on the slopes of drumlin hills on Nova Scotia's South Shore. The LaHave River Valley Wine Region is one of the earliest grape growing territories in North America.

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view listing for Muwin Estate Winery LtdBeverage TourismMuwin Estate Winery Ltd

We are a winery, growing our grapes and making our wine. Have a tour, sample our wines, and buy some in our shop.

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view listing for Jost Vineyards LtdBeverage TourismJost Vineyards Ltd

Nestled in the gentle hills & sheltered coastal inlets of the Northumberland shores, our winery is Nova Scotia's largest. A pioneer of the Nova Scotia wine industry, and won hundreds of national & international awards.

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