Province House, Halifax

Government Building · Hidden Gem · Architectural Building
Opened in 1819, Province House represents the oldest provincial parliament building still in operation in the country. The building features an all-stone facade, drawing inspiration from ancient Greek and Roman architecture. Take a free tour to see period rooms lined with red carpets and decorated with grand paintings embellished in gold trim. A visit to the legislative library is also highly recommended. Work out when and for how long to visit Province House and other Halifax attractions using our handy Halifax online trip itinerary planner.
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  • Joined the self-guided group tour to learn the history and architecture of the Province House built in 1819 was a historical treasure as it was the oldest one still in use in Canada. Visit through...  more »
  • The building is an historical treasure: since 1819, the Legislature has been meeting here, making this the oldest house of government in all of Canada. In 1996, it was placed on the National...  more »
  • We were two adults that visited this site on August 23, 2019. We had the choice of doing the tour on our own or doing a guided tour. We opted for the guided tour . We only had to wait 5 minutes. Our.....  more »
  • Pretty small place and no guided tours, but admission is free for the general public. Nice interior with various historic photos and plaques to look at.
  • Seems like a fine construction too bad is not open for the public during the weekend
  • Great place to drop by on a weekend and see the place government sits.

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