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Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

1675 Lower Water St., Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1S3, Canada (Downtown Halifax)
902-424-7890
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Titanic History and Remembrance Tour in Halifax
89%
Ranked #7 of 64 Attractions in Halifax
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Military Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
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Owner description: 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Was close to our hotel, wasn't expecting much but was a great little museum. Very informative and great staff! Would love to return on summer ! Great location

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Indpls., IN
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This was a stop on a bus tour from a cruise to Halifax. If there was an admission, it was included in our tour. Expect many people because of tours. A nice museum with plenty to see. Well laid out with a nice area related to the Titanic. It really gets you thinking about what class of passenger you may... More

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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32 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

To be honest my initial reaction was that this place was going to be boring. However, we were forced in to staying as the place was put on lock-down whilst we were inside as there was some nutter stalking Halifax with a rifle. It forced us to make more of an effort and it turned out pretty interesting. There's lots... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Not that big into ships, however was keen on the Titanic and Halifax Explosion displays. Both are quite interesting and museum is very reasonably priced.

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Kinnelon, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

It is well worth spending a couple of hours at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. There is a surprising variety of exhibits including ship models or various sizes, Titanic artifacts, War of 1812 and lifesaving. The ship models contain extensive detail. I think this museum is better for adults. The written explanations are very informative but do not expect much... More

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Columbus, Georgia
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Lots to see on several floors about Halifax’s naval and strategic importance. One sad story was about the largest man-made explosion before the nuclear age when a French munitions ship Mont Blanc was rammed by another ship and exploded about an hour later. Massive loss of life. Some discussion of the war of 1812 from the British side which was... More

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Wolfville, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Great history lesson of Nova Scotia. Lots to learn about the halifax explosion and of the ship building industry in Nova Scotia.

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Youngtown
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Great way to spend an afternoon, good food and shopping near by. Great history lesson of the sinking of the Titanic.

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Lots of Titanic and ship memorabilia. Beautiful view of the harbour. A live parrot that talks! A great venue for weddings etc and nice gift shop

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A big collection of all kinds of vessels, some pieces rescued from Titanic. A nice place to visit, something you can make in around 2 hours.

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