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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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Fun at the The Discovery Centre’s Little Learners Event

We spent the morning at the Discovery Centre’s Little Learners event and made memories that will last a lifetime. I will never forget the excitement on my little guy’s face when we walked through the doors of the Halifax Discovery Centre. It has been many years since I last visited
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Discovery Centre
Discover Something New at The Halifax Discovery Centre

The Discovery Centre is a museum and innovation centre in a new location at 1215 Lower Water Street, on the beautiful Halifax waterfront. This eye-catching building is an enormous air and light-filled space that offers cutting-edge experiences, innovative galleries, and incredible exhibits from around the globe.   With FOUR levels
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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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Merlin the Parrot's Birthday at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
Merlin the Parrot’s Birthday at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

It’s Merlin the Parrot’s Birthday! Come and say “Hello” to Merlin at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic – and he’ll likely say “Hello” back! Merlin, a talkative Rainbow Macaw is celebrating his 20th birthday! In celebration of the big 2-0, and being back in person, this year will be
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Things to do in Shelburne, Sandy Point Beach
The Best Things to do in Shelburne with Your Family

There are so many things to do in Shelburne, a charming harbourfront town located roughly two hours’ drive from Halifax, and home to the world’s only Whirligig and Weathervane Festival, held annually in September. Family attractions in the Shelburne region include beautiful white-sand beaches, important museums and cultural experiences –
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Uniacke Estate Museum Park

The Uniacke Estate Museum Park is part of what was the expansive country estate of Attorney-General Richard John Uniacke (1753-1830). Built between 1813 and 1815, the grand country house is one of the finest examples of Georgian architecture in Canada. The estate offers visitors a vivid glimpse of life in
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Maritime Museum
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic is the oldest and largest Maritime Museum in Canada. The original concept of the Museum can be credited to a group of Royal Canadian Navy officers who envisioned a maritime museum where relics of Canada’s naval past could be conserved. Starting with a small
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Museum of Natural History
Halifax Museum of Natural History

Situated on the far side of the Citadel, this modern, midsize museum offers a good introduction to the flora and fauna of Nova Scotia. Galleries include botany, mammals, and birds, plus exhibits of archaeology and Mi’kmaq culture. Gus Walk On Mondays – Fridays at 3:00 pm, join Museum staff for
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Gus The Tortoise
Walk with Gus the Tortoise at the Museum of Natural History

He’s old, but he’s a fast mover! Take a walk with Gus The Tortoise, a gopher tortoise, who at 98 years old, is older than your grandparents… and probably even older than your great grandparents! Gus has been a resident of the Museum of Natural History for over 70 years
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