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The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic is a maritime museum located in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

The Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History, part of the Nova Scotia Museum, is located in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia

MSVU Art Gallery respectfully acknowledges that the Gallery and Mount Saint Vincent University are situated on Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq . Opened in 1971, MSVU Art Gallery functions as a resource to Mount Saint Vincent University, communities served by the University, artists and art publics everywhere.

Nova Scotia Centre for Crafts and Design, The Centre for Craft is comprised of several parts: the Gallery, Shop, Studios, and Guide. The Gallery allows the opportunity to exhibit new craft, the Shop creates a marketplace for a career in craft production, our Studios (and the Courses and Residencies) we offer in them a chance to learn real skills to make.

The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, is Canada’s national museum of immigration. The museum occupies part of Pier 21, the former ocean liner terminal and immigration shed from 1928 to 1971.

Africville Museum looks across the land where the people of Africville lived, worked, and raised their families by the water of Bedford Basin. Inside the Museum, exhibits tell the story of a community that met the indignities of racism with grace and faith. Over the years, public facilities that no one else wanted were established in or near Africville: an abattoir, a prison, an infectious diseases hospital, a dump, encroaching rail and industrialization.

Halifax Citadel National Historic Site: It’s obvious why this strategic hilltop location with a commanding view of the Halifax harbour was chosen in 1749 for the fort destined to protect the city. The Halifax Citadel’s star-shaped architecture is equally as impressive from the inside and out. Step back in time with the 78th Highlanders and the 3rd Brigade Royal Artillery to learn what it was like for the soldiers and their families to live and work in this historic fort.

St. Mary’s Basilica is located on Spring Garden Road in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia, and it sits immediately at the streetline. This Gothic Revival, granite and ironstone structure was built between 1820 and 1829. Its front façade, with three large entranceways and a tall spire, is noticeable from a distance, and is considered a local landmark. Only the building on its footprint is included in the provincial designation..

The Historic Properties: Experience Halifax’s heritage firsthand at Historic Properties on Halifax’s waterfront. A designated National Historic Site in the heart of downtown Halifax, Historic Properties is the first restoration project of its kind in Canada, featuring three city blocks of Canada’s oldest surviving group of waterfront warehouses and some of North America’s finest Victorian-Italianate façades dating back to the late 1700s and early 1800s. Charming historic buildings offer modern boutique shopping, gourmet dining, and true East Coast entertainment.