Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

1675 Lower Water St.
Halifax, NS B3J 1S3- Map It
(902) 424-7490

AAA Editor Notes

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic is at 1675 Lower Water St. Nova Scotia's rich maritime heritage is presented through such exhibits as Titanic: The Unsinkable Ship and Halifax, Shipwreck Treasures of Nova Scotia, Days of Sail, Age of Steam and Halifax Wrecked. The William Robertson & Son Ship Chandlery features hundreds of early-20th-century marine artifacts, supplies and navigational tools. Ship models, figureheads, bells, foghorns and other items are displayed throughout the museum. Canada's first hydrographic vessel, CSS Acadia, is docked at the museum's wharf and may be toured May through October. The HMCS Sackville, one of the last remaining corvettes used for convoy escorts during WWII, is docked nearby June through September. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
May-Oct. $9.55; $8.50 (ages 65+ and students with ID); $5.15 (ages 6-17); $24.75 (family, two adults and children ages 0-16). Admission rest of year $5; $4.25 (ages 65+ and students with ID); $3 (ages 6-17); $11.50 (family, two adults and children ages 0-16). Rates may vary; phone ahead. HMCS Sackville $5; $2 (ages 7-17 and 65+); $10 (family, two adults and dependent children).
Hours: Daily 9:30-5:30 (also Tues. 5:30-8), June-Oct.; Tues.-Sat. 9:30-5 (also Tues. 5-8), Sun. 1-5, rest of year. Closed Jan. 1, Good Friday and Dec. 24-26.