Halifax is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Halifax one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Halifax is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Halifax or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Halifax. Explore the historical monuments of Halifax with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Halifax guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Halifax page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Halifax.
A great place to visit for history buffs, the Halifax Citadel is one of Canada’s most iconic historical monuments. The Citadel in its present form was completed in 1856. It was originally built in the 1700s by the British to defend the area’s major naval harbor. The impressive grounds and fortifications give visitors a chance to explore...
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3720 Windsor St, Halifax, NS B3L, Canada
The Fairview Lawn Cemetery is best known as the grave site of 121 of victims of the tragic sinking of the RMS Titanic. It is a non-denominational cemetery located at the North End of Halifax. It receives hundreds of visitors each year who are curious to know more about the sinking of the Titanic and its connection to the city of Halifax. There is a...
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1749 Argyle Street, Halifax, NS B3J 3K4, Canada
10:30 am - 03:00 pm
The church welcomes visitors from all religions who may be interested in learning about their faith or just enjoying the beauty of the building itself. Saint Paul's was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1981. It is one of the oldest structures in Halifax and was built in 1749. Over the years the church has received many royal visitor...
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1496 Lower Water Street, Halifax, NS, Canada
12:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Alexander Keith’s is one of the oldest breweries in Canada. The brewery is housed in an old stone building that was built in 1820. Beer lovers will enjoy the opportunity to sample some fine beers from a modern day brewery that is served in a historic setting. The interactive tour is fun and informative as actors wear period costumes and take ...
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1747 Summer Street, Halifax, NS B3H 3A6, Canada
09:30 am - 05:00 pm
A great place to visit for people of all ages. This natural history museum has several permanent exhibits showcasing Mi'kmaq artifacts, sea creatures, frogs, snakes and a whale skeleton.The interactive exhibits allow visitors to experience the sights and sounds of Nova Scotia’s forests. The space exhibit and archeological exhibit are also wor...
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1869 Upper Water Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1S9, Canada
Also known as Privateer’s Wharf, the Historic Properties are a series of warehouses located along the waterfront. It has 10 of the oldest buildings in the city in fully restored glory some of which are,
Pontac House (Great Pontack Halifax)
Privateer Warehouse (c.1790)
The Red Store (c. 1812)
King’s Warehouse built (1831) - (now The Car...