This museum, located on the CFB Halifax naval base, showcases a collections of artifacts reflecting Atlantic Canada's naval past, present and future, including weapons, medals, uniforms, artwork, documents and more. Open year-round.
The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic has a collection which includes artifacts, images, charts and plans detailing the marine history of Nova Scotia. You can also see one of the world's best collections of artifacts from the 'Titanic.'
This museum represents civilian and military aviation in Canada and the world. They have an impressive collection of aviation artifacts, simulators, weaponry and aircraft, including a CF-104 Starfighter. Browse through medals, uniforms and other important memorabilia. Open daily from 9am to 5pm.
Get close to a life-sized whale, soaring eagles, moose, a puffin colony, models of dinosaurs and hundreds of colourful mushrooms. This site is particularly fascinating for visitors interested in flora and fauna of Nova Scotia and First Nations artwork. Features of the museum include a butterfly pavilion, a nature centre with live critters and a bug bistro. Remember to say hi to Gus, the 83-year-old tortoise.
Thomas McCulloch was the first principal at Dalhousie University over 150 years ago. This museum has a number of biologically significant specimens on display, including mounted birds, preserved butterflies & insects and ceramic, lifelike mushrooms, as well as occasional temporary exhibits.
This gallery is located in a renovated heritage building and houses a fine collection of contemporary and period art from Nova Scotia, Canada and the world. There is an excellent collection of folk art and a changing variety of temporary exhibitions.
Experience over 150 of Nova Scotian sporting history at this comprehensive interactive museum. Visitors can enjoy a variety of audio-visual presentations, and they can even particpate in a game of basketball or hockey. Open year-round.
This restored convoy escort corvette dates from World War II and now serves as a memorial dedicated to the many courageous people who have served in Canada's navy. Visitors can tour the ship and the adjacent interpretation centre where there is a multi-media presentation narrated by a veteran of the Battle of the Atlantic, during which Halifax played a crucial role.