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Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

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Neighborhood: Downtown Halifax
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Address: 1675 Lower Water St., Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1S3, Canada
Phone Number: 902-424-7890
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Tue 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wed - Mon 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Description: Immerse yourself in the rich marine history depicted by this museum's vast...
Immerse yourself in the rich marine history depicted by this museum's vast collection from binnacles and buoys to anchors and armaments.
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If you have any interest in the sea or Halifax this is a must see. The displays were very interesting and informative. The section regarding the Halifax explosion was exceptional... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

If you have any interest in the sea or Halifax this is a must see. The displays were very interesting and informative. The section regarding the Halifax explosion was exceptional. The models and other artifacts were also something to see. Well worth the price.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is an excellent museum. We enjoyed it very much and make sure to watch the films in the room upstairs.

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Although not the most interesting or interactive of venues, it certaimly peaked my interest in the visual and historic exhibits.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic is a should do in Halifax. The Museum has a good explanation of the WWI Halifax explosion that leveled the city when a explosive laden ship collided with another in the harbor. The exhibits include fractured steel parts of the ship that were located in the aftermath (amazing that steel could be blown apart... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is a great museum if you have a love of boating history. I do not therefore found it a little long. I went in to see the titanic exhibit and I took all of five minutes to cruise through it. The whole place needs an uplift and reworking of the 'flow'. My 10 year old son did love the... More 

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Fredericton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The Maritime Museum is affordable (under $20 for a couple), and features some interesting displays including artifacts from the Titanic.

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Athens, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

My father and I decided to explore this museum after our cruise ship docked in Halifax for the day. The museum is not far from the cruise terminal, a short half-mile walk along the boardwalk or so. We were glad we did. The staff is very courteous and the museum very informative. When we went they were in the middle... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Great museum with interesting exhibits and models of boats. Nicely laid out and curated. Great location right on the waterfront. Be sure to stop and see Merlin, the parrot.

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Charmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The main attraction of this museum is the staff. Whilst the museum like many others has great exhibits especially the Titanic and the Halifax Exposion, it is the helpful and knowledgeable staff that add to the quality of the visit. As with many government departments their staff numbers have clearly been reduced but they still work with passion and enthusiasm... More 

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Troy, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Granddaughter wanted to see the Titanic display which was less interesting in the end than the display of other wrecks. Grandson (7) loved the interactive map which showed wrecks around NS. In a few minutes he could identify types of boat by silhouette. He found this very engaging. Beautiful models and full sized boats in side as well as a... More 

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Additional Information about Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

Address: 1675 Lower Water St., Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1S3, Canada
Phone Number: 902-424-7890
Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

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