Museums

Ross Farm Winter
Discover the Past at Ross Farm Museum

Ross Farm Museum is a living, working, farm museum depicting 150 years of agriculture in Nova Scotia. Rosebank Cottage, the original home of the Ross family, was built in 1817. During your visit there, you may see food being prepared over an open fire, straw hats being woven or wool
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Little Learners
Little Learners at the Discovery Centre

The Little Learners program at the Discovery Centre brings fun, hands-on learning to the youngest of minds. The theme for November is ‘Germ Journey’! Toddlers and preschoolers (ages 3-5) will enjoy a morning interactive puppet show where they can learn all about germs and how to stop them in their
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The Army Museum at the Halifax Citadel
Army Museum at the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

The Army Museum is a private, non-profit institution preserving and promoting Atlantic Canada’s military heritage. Located at Halifax Citadel National Historic Site, the museum is open seasonally, with FREE admission each Remembrance Day.  The museum features a number of illuminating artifacts and the exhibition, ‘Road to Vimy’, an installation commemorating
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Halifax Citadel Ghost Walks
Halifax Citadel Ghost Walks

Did you know that ghostly apparitions have been reported by visitors and staff at the Citadel? Join a spirited tour of Halifax’s historic fort after dark and discover the haunted secrets and fascinating history of the Citadel. Wander by candlelight along the fort’s ramparts, dungeons, and dimly lit passageways in
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Pier 21 Nowruz
Nowruz at the Museum

Nowruz, the Persian New Year, is an ancestral festivity that marks the first day of spring and the renewal of nature. Rooted in a 3,000-year-old mythology, today more than 300 million people celebrate Nowruz worldwide through a variety of different practices and rituals that welcome new beginnings. All are welcome
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Wee Wild Ones at The Museum of Natural History
Wee Wild Ones at The Museum of Natural History

If you know a young child or toddler who loves to touch objects, ask questions and use their imagination, then join the Museum of Natural History for Wee Wild Ones at the Museum of Natural History – a program where kids under 5 and their caregivers can explore the wonders of
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Birthday Party Guide
Where to Host Kids Birthday Parties in HRM

Planning the best birthday parties are seriously, a pretty big deal. Birthdays are special days, especially when you are still in the years of counting the ‘halves’! If we forget to add that detail when telling someone the age of our child, we are quickly corrected, so we all know
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Africville Museum
Visit the Africville Museum at the Tip of North End Halifax

Have you been to the Africville Museum yet?  Located on the tip of North End Halifax, only a short hop from downtown, The Africville Museum stands as a testament to the strength of an African Nova Scotian community that witnessed the destruction of their schools,  homes and church to make way for
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Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia in Cherry Brook
Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia in Cherry Brook

Established in 1983, the Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia in Cherry Brook was created to protect, preserve and promote the history and culture of African Nova Scotians. The Centre is a museum and cultural gathering place, where the rich history of Nova Scotians of African Descent can be discovered
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Pier 21 Teacher Appreciation
Teacher Appreciation Weekend at Pier 21

Attention teachers and educators! It’s a whole weekend just for you to explore the Museum and learn more about our curriculum-based education programs. Test out their programs first-hand and enter to win a prize. Coffee, tea, and refreshments will be served. FREE admission for teachers and their immediate families with
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