Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax

Categories: Military Museums, History Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.4/5 based on 1,900+ reviews on the web
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. Plan to see Maritime Museum of the Atlantic and other attractions that appeal to you using our Halifax vacation planner.
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  • What a deception at that museum.. Was expecting so much more on Titanic.. Just a few artifacts and a short movie which I had seen on YouTube. 
  • We spent a couple of hours visiting the Maritime Museum in Halifax and were really glad that we did. Two exhibits focus on the famous explosion that nearly destroyed the city in WWI and the role Halif...  read more »
  • What a great recording of history on and off the sea! I thought i would spend an hour or so viewing but that was not the case. Before i knew it three hours had passed, there is so much to see that the...  read more »
  • Friends of mine actually rented out part of this museum for a wedding. It was a great time, dancing between the hulks of old ships and swilling wine from the toonie bar while browsing the exhibits. It was a very nice setup and something I would definitely consider for future events such as a Christmas party etc
  • Fun place. Has some interesting exhibits. Allows rentals for events - the hall is a wonderful and exceptionally Nova Scotian place to eat and dance. Great staff. Also, there are three pokestops outside that seem to always have lures. Don't miss the parrot!
  • A decent introduction of the Halifax explosion and titanic. All other relevant back ground knowledge is integrated well. The program producer is worth a big applause.
  • Great exhibits of replica boats, and lots of history to read. A great way to spend a few hours, especially for kids. They also have an awesome macaw named Merlin!
  • Well arranged exhibits. Good mix between war, industrial and pleasure water crafts. Not a huge space but fun to walk through when the weather is cold.
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