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Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

Open Now: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Open today: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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Very interesting history of Halifax, Titanic artifacts and the Explosion of Halifax (1917) described

This was the second museum I visited, after the immigration museum at Pier 21. (Not to be missed) A... read more

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Quebec City, Canada
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Halifax's Seafaring Heritage Comes to Life

The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic is Canada's oldest and largest Maritime museum. There are a... read more

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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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1675 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1S3, Canada
Downtown Halifax
+1 902-424-7890
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was the second museum I visited, after the immigration museum at Pier 21. (Not to be missed) A lot of maritime history, very interesting, I also attended the 360 movies - A whale story and History of the Bluenose 2.

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Reviewed yesterday

The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic is Canada's oldest and largest Maritime museum. There are a lot of exhibits including a collection of small craft, model ships, photographs and relics devoted to sea life and historic events, including the Titanic disaster and the Collision in...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We learned so much at the Maritime Museum. We had no idea of the rich history available in the museum. It is definitely worthy of your time.

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 4 days ago

I love this museum in Halifax. The best thing is the ship models. They are so intricate. Also a lot of information about the titanic. Definitely a must see in Halifax.

Thank AngD1968
Reviewed 4 days ago

I wanted to visit to learn more about the Titanic and the victims of this tragedy but this museum has so much more to offer. Well worth a visit

Thank Christine V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a medium sized museum geared towards families. The primary exhibits revolve around the Halifax Explosion (very well curated) and the Titanic (a bit less so). It would be helpful to have a full color brochure with floor plan...the layout can be a bit...More

Thank Jennifer E
Reviewed 6 days ago

This museum with its fascinating exhibits about the Titanic and the huge explosion that wiped out much of Halifax, was a great place to spend a few hours. You'll learn about the maritime history and importance of the harbor to the development of Canada. Nice...More

Thank TripTalkHawaii
Reviewed 6 days ago

We found the whole museum to be very attractive and informative, especially for the display of the sinking of the Titanic. I never knew before about the structural weakness of the Titanic which made it vulnerable to sinking from any collision. The museum also has...More

Thank odan
Reviewed 6 days ago

History comes alive with pics of the early settlement of Halifax, the fire that destroyed the main city and Indian areas. Children will be interested in the Titanic artifacts and movie. Easily a four hour education for adults and children alike. Food and beverages are...More

Thank DayTriper20165
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is an excellent museum with a lot of history on the Titanic and other related maritime events. The museum was very very crowded and it was hard to see the displays. There was four ships in port this day therefore this was a very...More

Thank jbproctor
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Canadian. Very worthwhile
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Yes there is a parking lot with meters.