Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax

4.5
Visit Maritime Museum of the Atlantic for a fun, history-packed day perfect for the whole family. Examine artifacts salvaged from shipwrecks lying at the bottom of the ocean, and learn about the devastating explosion that ripped through the city’s shipyard in 1917. You’ll also have the rare and exciting opportunity to inspect artifacts from the infamous Titanic, the survivors, bodies, and wreckage of which were brought to this port. Though jammed with information and lore, the museum is not especially large, freeing you up for more sightseeing around the city. Put Maritime Museum of the Atlantic at the forefront of your travel plans using our Halifax tour planner .
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  • This is March break and amusing children is a difficult thing to do. NOT if you go to the Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax N.S. What a fabulous place. The people are so very knowledgeable and there a...  more »
  • It's a popular tourist spot in Halifax all year round but I didn't find it that interesting. has all kinds of exhibits about various ships including the titanic but it wasn't what I expected. It didn'...  more »
  • The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic is an amazing place. The Titanic and Halifax explosion exhibits are extremely well done-educational and interactive. I learned so much, especially personal stories ...  more »
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  • Great price and great exhibits. Loved the Titanic part even though it was sad to read about. Learned some new facts. Also enjoyed reading and learning about the Halifax explosion. Definitely recommend going if you are in that area. Merlin the parrot is also a great addition.
  • We loved their extra March break activities, it was a great visit for a two and three year old! They also really enjoyed the current "Canada play" exhibit. We took part in a scavenger hunt and made some water themed crafts. The staff were great, interactive and enthusiastic.
  • Fun - there is lots of local history, and a nice mix of text, pictures, models, and some pretty impressive historical artifacts. Also a parrot. If you are thinking of bringing kids, I would make sure that they were into boats or military history first. Although it is very interesting for me now, as a kid going I remember being bored. The models, the parrot, and the hand-operated engines would still be fun.
  • Maritime Museum was an eye opener. Specifically the part where there were a lot of miniature ships with extensive details. Highly recommended to go. Also loved the life size torpedo!
  • Such a beautiful cake is the heart of an old man's maiden. The store was super good. It was delivered in more than an hour.
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