Maritime Museum Of The Atlantic

Currently Open [Closes at 05:30 pm]
  • Address: 1675 Lower Water Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1S3, Canada
  • Timings: 09:30 am - 08:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-9024247490
  • Ticket Price: 9 CAD
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, Observatory, Educational Site, Family And Kids

Maritime Museum Of The Atlantic - Review

The museum showcases Halifax’s rich maritime heritage. It is located on the historic waterfront and is the oldest and largest maritime museum in Canada. The collection of the museum is very extensive and truly explores every aspect of maritime history through the numerous artifacts, photographs and vessels. Popular exhibits include the Days of Sail, the Age of Steam, Small Craft, the Canadian Navy, the Halifax Explosion, and Shipwrecks. There is also a permanent exhibit that gives a detailed account of the sinking of the RMS Titanic with a focus on Nova Scotia’s role in recovering the bodies of the victims, many of whom are buried in cemeteries across the city. There is also a gift shop called the Marine Heritage Store.

Maritime Museum Of The Atlantic Information

  • The Museum is wheelchair accessible, equipped with a passenger elevator and wheelchair accessible stalls in the public washrooms.
  • Wheelchairs are also available to visitors at the Museum’s front desk upon request (limited availability).

Maritime Museum Of The Atlantic Ticket Prices

  • May 1 - Oct 31: $9.25 CAD
  • Nov 1 - April 30: $5.00 CAD
  • Senior (65 +): $8.25 CAD, Nov 1 - April 30 - $4.25 CAD
  • Youth (6 – 17): $5.00 CAD, Nov 1 - April 30 - $3.00 CAD
  • Child (5 and under):Free, Nov 1 - April 30 - Free.
  • Family (Youth under 17 + 2 adults): $24.00 CAD, Nov 1 - April 30-$11.50 CAD

Maritime Museum Of The Atlantic Opening and Closing Hours

  • Heritage Day – Viola Desmond Day 2015 – Monday, February 16th, 9:30 am – 5:00 pm, Free Admission
  • Victoria Day – Monday, May 18- 9:30 am– 5:30 pm.
  • Canada Day – Wednesday, July 1 –9:30 am– 5:30 pm.
  • Natal Day – Monday, August 3 – 9:30 am - 5:30 pm.
  • Labour Day – Monday, September 7 – 9:30 am to 5:30 pm.
  • Thanksgiving – Monday, October 12 – 9:30 am to 5:30 pm.
  • Remembrance Day – Wednesday, November 11 - 9:30 am to 5:00 pm.
  • Christmas Eve – Thursday, December 24 – 9:30 am to 1:00 pm.

How To reach Maritime Museum Of The Atlantic by Public Transport

  • Lower Water St [Northbound] in Front of Civic Address 1601 – Bus No – 90

Restaurants Near Maritime Museum Of The Atlantic

  • McKelvie's Delishes Fishes Dishes
  • The Old Triangle Irish Ale House
  • Murphy's On The Water
  • Ryan Duffy's Steak and Seafood

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  • Maritime Museum Of The Atlantic Address: 1675 Lower Water Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1S3, Canada
  • Maritime Museum Of The Atlantic Contact Number: +1-9024247490
  • Maritime Museum Of The Atlantic Timing: 09:30 am - 08:00 pm
  • Maritime Museum Of The Atlantic Price: 9 CAD
  • Best time to visit Maritime Museum Of The Atlantic(preferred time): 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Maritime Museum Of The Atlantic: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Halifax include Maritime Museum Of The Atlantic in their plan

  • 43.04% of people start their Maritime Museum Of The Atlantic visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Maritime Museum Of The Atlantic

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50.84% of people prefer walking in order to reach Maritime Museum Of The Atlantic

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  • Great museum that chronicles the history of fishing in the Atlantic provinces from the arrival of indigenous peoples to modern times. There is a tidal zone touch tank full of creatures for kids to explore. Loads of artifacts from the bluenose, fishing villages and even a retired Grand Banks schooner floating on the dock (so cool)! The staff were friendly and welcoming and ready to answer any questions. There is also a great seafood restaurant on site.

  • Great exhibits. Loved learning about the Halifax explosion & seeing Titanic artifacts. Titanic area is small, but good. Nice way to spend time on a cruise stop. My kids loved the dome movie included with tickets.

  • First time I go there and I know I will get back soon. I am so in love with the Titanic exposition. You'll probably take more than two hours walking around the place. You can also get the chance to meet a retired captain to explain to you how navigation was back then.

  • The 7-day Tour East Bus trip that I’m traveling on stopped here; we have 50 tourists in our group. The $222.50 attractions package includes access to the Whale Watching Boat Tour, Thousand Island Boat Tour, Hopewell Rocks, Maritime Museum, etc., of which this attraction is one of the experiences. The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic is the current stop. Lots of history to read as you walk through this venue. Steeped in facts, assumptions, witness accounts and artifacts from centuries back, it’s a worthwhile experience. Historical Canada 🇨🇦

  • Awesome. The Titanic history explained. The Halifax explosion explained. Dozens of large intricate and detailed model historical ships on display from sail to today. Each one having a detailed history. Plus may more maritime displays. Easy to spend a day here.

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