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Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

1675 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1S3, Canada
+1 902-424-7890
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Nice Museum of Halifax Maritime History

I was in Halifax for the day on a cruise ship. After visiting the Citadel I decided to visit this... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lee L
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Valhalla, New York
Great view into Halifax's history!

This museum is really cool! There's a lot of reading while you go through, but it's worth it. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
newlyv
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Immerse yourself in the rich marine history depicted by this museum's vast collection from binnacles and buoys to anchors and armaments.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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1675 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1S3, Canada
Downtown Halifax
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was in Halifax for the day on a cruise ship. After visiting the Citadel I decided to visit this museum as my next stop. Not that expensive ($10 Canadian), it has a lot of nice exhibits. The ones on the Titanic and the 1917...More

Thank Lee L
Reviewed 6 days ago

This museum is really cool! There's a lot of reading while you go through, but it's worth it. The stories and artifacts from the titanic, and the Halifax Explosion (100th anniversary today) are just incredible. It's a cheap way to spend the afternoon, but a...More

Thank newlyv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic houses some amazing exhibits regarding 2 of the most traumatic disasters of the 20th century; the sinking of the "unsinkable" Titanic and the Halifax Explosion of December 1917. For a pittance of an entry fee, we were absorbed into these...More

Thank Gerald L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a pretty expansive place with so much history. Nicely laid out and very informative. A nice portion of Titanic stuff too. Very nice bathrooms and nice staff. We went as part of a group. It's easy to get caught up here so time...More

Thank Dana J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there to see the Titanic exhibit and then went back to see the exhibit about the Halifax explosion. Our guide was very informative and personable and was able to give us extra tidbits of information. Yes there is a fee, but if you...More

Thank parrottdize
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we went to the museum in may and loved the exhibits,especially the Halifax explosion and Titanic exhibits. there is a nice gift shop there as well.

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great Maritime museum to visit and part of the harbor walk. Displays are extensive and allow time to view all inside the museum. Entry fee

Thank Wally R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is excellent and to view in detail one needs a few hours and best over more than one day. We will view again on our next visit to Halifax.

Thank Terence S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the museum. Lots of fun and interesting displays. Staff was great. Kids loved the live exhibits. Highly recommended.

Thank SteveKinNS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a wonder museum with many ship models as well as a large area concerning the sinking of the Titanic which Halifax was involved with.

Thank Hal S
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Madeleine O
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Response from Lowpymtking | Reviewed this property |
Canadian. Very worthwhile
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Karigirl06
13 October 2016|
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Response from Tristan E | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a parking lot with meters.
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tbhart
10 September 2016|
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Yes Wheelchair accessible, with elevator serving both levels
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