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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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Very well put together visitor attraction

Loads of information about Halifax as a seafaring port through the ages. Particularly poignant... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Vicky R
Winchester, United Kingdom
Decent but not outstanding

The thing that i remember is that there is some titanic left over and there is a video room wherw... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anais A
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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%
  • Terrible1%
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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

Loads of information about Halifax as a seafaring port through the ages. Particularly poignant exhibition abou thte 1917 explosion caused by two ships colliding in the narrowest part of the harbour. The explosion flattened a hugh area of Halifax and killed hundreds of people. Also...More

Thank Vicky R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The thing that i remember is that there is some titanic left over and there is a video room wherw you can watch the tragedy if i am not mistaken. Basically of you're a museum lover then go for it, if you're not then i...More

Thank Anais A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had friends visiting from Ontario and thought this would be a great spot to take them to learn about the Maritime history of Halifax and beyond. We were really thrilled with the number of displays and it was very informative. The Halifax Explosion exhibit...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is a lot about boats. They have a fair amount of info on the Titanic. The best attraction is Marley the red Macaw

Thank arrobarriba
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After visiting a few maritime museums you can get a bit jaded by the models of ships of all shapes and sizes. This time, as well as bit of that, you get exhibits of two of the most defining events of the early 20th Century....More

1  Thank Andy F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not the most extensive museum - but it offers a very informative and general glimpse into the history of the area. The Halifax Explosion exhibit was was very well done. Would have liked to see more on the Titanic, but still interesting! Recommend going on...More

Thank mickeeAlberta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This maritime museum is located in Lower Water Street, in the heart of Halifax Nova Scotia's historic waterfront, not far away from the cruise ship terminal. The exhibits are very well presented. Two of the most important exhibits are The Titanic and the 1917 Halifax...More

Thank Gaetano A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love history and Halifax is steeped in it. The museums two main exhibits explore some of the saddest events in Canada's history. The Titanic and The Halifax Explosion. This year is the one hundredth anniversary of the explosion. You wouldn't know that the city...More

Thank lynwel62
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

The museum is worth the time. It is right downtown and very convenient if you are staying in the downtown area when visiting Halifax. The exhibits are simple but well presented. The narrative really focuses on the exhibits. You don't get overwhelmed with a bunch...More

Thank Gerry O
Reviewed 10 December 2017

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
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Madeleine O
10 February 2017|
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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.
9 September 2016|
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Response from birkalou | Reviewed this property |
Yes Wheelchair accessible, with elevator serving both levels