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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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For the ship buff!!

Tons of artifacts with a section on the titanic and the Halifax explosion. Many ship models to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Carmen D
Saint Paul, Alberta, Canada
Fascinating collections

Many visitors visit this Museum to view the collection of artifacts and displays connected with the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Don H
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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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.
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  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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1675 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1S3, Canada
Downtown Halifax
+1 902-424-7890
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Reviewed yesterday

Tons of artifacts with a section on the titanic and the Halifax explosion. Many ship models to view! Very interesting and easy to read signs. Costs just over 10$ and you can spend the time you want.

Thank Carmen D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Many visitors visit this Museum to view the collection of artifacts and displays connected with the sinking of the Titanic. Even though the display is remarkable, there is so much more for the visitors to this Museum. There are several display areas covering various aspects...More

Thank Don H
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were able to get in for free after 5:30pm on a Tuesday which was great and definitely the best time to go as not too busy. There are exhibits on the Titanic and the Halifax explosion which were interesting but somehow I had expected...More

Thank Penny H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The museum provided interesting facts on Halifax fire and Titanic. I enjoyed but not sure my kids would have spent as long inside if it wasn't a rainy day.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 2 days ago

I'm not really a museum person, but I did enjoy some of the exhibits here. I enjoyed seeing and reading info. re. the Halifax explosion and the Titanic, of course. There is a 20 minute film re. the Titanic, but we didn't take the time...More

Thank Jurora
Reviewed 2 days ago

I'd read about the 1917 explosion in Halifax harbor and was fascinated to see this exhibit that with telling artifacts and photographs and excellent texts brought its impact home to me. Very well done. I also enjoyed the ship models ('hadn't known that Samuel Cunard...More

Thank Deborah A
Reviewed 3 days ago

So very excited to have finally got to the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic! I have long wanted to see the Titanic exhibit and it didn't disappoint! So may fascinating details related in interesting displays. We were also fortunate enough to visit the Halifax Explosion...More

Thank JDMitch
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The other reviews give great information about this museum so there is not a lot I could add. The model ships on the second floor were very interesting. Also on the second floor was an exhibit where staff were giving orientations on morse code which...More

Thank L M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We spent several hours at this museum while visiting Halifax. Of note, the exhibits on the Titanic as well as the one on local shipwrecks were alone worth the price. Also a great exhibit on the Great Harbor Explosion at Halifax of 1917 which killed...More

Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent museum depicting the maritime history of the local area. Many top notch displays and interesting artifacts on display. The current display on the Halifax Explosion is very interesting and well done. One of the highlights, especially for the children is Merlin the Parrot, who...More

Thank Bob O
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Madeleine O
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Response from Lowpymtking | Reviewed this property |
Canadian. Very worthwhile
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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Response from birkalou | Reviewed this property |
Yes Wheelchair accessible, with elevator serving both levels