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The Best Museums in Nova Scotia

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Museums in Nova Scotia

Military Museum
Visit Maritime Museum of the Atlantic for a fun, history-packed day perfect for the whole family. Examine artifacts salvaged from shipwrecks
Tours from $5
Military Museum
Step back in time at Halifax Citadel National Historic Site, a 250-year-old hilltop fortification overlooking the city. Learn about thecitade
Tours from $5
Find out how the telephone was invented by visiting Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, which includes a museum dedicated to the li
Duration: 4 to 5 hours
Experience all there is to see and do in Halifax by taking part in the Best of Halifax Tour. Led by a local guide, visit most of the area’s top attractions. Check out the view from Peggy's Cove and take the immersive tour through the famous Halifax Citadel National Historic Site. An extensive downtown drive will highlight more of what Halifax has to offer. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.The Ultimate Halifax Tour includes:• Beautiful scenic drive up to Peggy’s Cove• Free time to explore Peggy’s Cove• An informative tour of Citadel Hill – the tour is guided by a living historical guide• An experienced guide throughout the entire tour to answer questions and point out interesting landmarks• Tour group is limited to seven people which makes the experience more intimate• Complimentary shuttle pick up and drop off from anywhere in downtown Halifax*Please note that adverse winter weather may result in cancellation of the Citadel and/or Peggy's Cove portion of this tour
Book on Viator from $89
Visit Cape Breton Miners' Museum for a first-hand experience of the history of this converted coal mine. Situated in the picturesque Glace Ba

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