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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 #6 of 65 Attractions in Halifax
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Military Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
Owner description: Immerse yourself in the rich marine history depicted by this museum's...
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Type: History Museums, Military Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
Hours:
Tue 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wed - Mon 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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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Lunenburg, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

It was just beautiful and amazing and the food was incredible no question did not dislike anything about it!

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Kingston, New Hampshire
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Halifax has so much to offer and lots to see but you must understand how Halifax came into being and what it's gone through. The easiest start to knowing some of this information is this wonderful museum. Located right on the waterfront, it is perfectly located amongst lots of other sights and places. Certainly worth the nominal admission fee. Check... More 

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Alabama
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I was like omg# when I walked in!! It was like, totally swagger man!! this place is without a doubt bae!!! The staff made me feel coollikeaplayer!!! And I wanted to scream and shout and let it all out!!! and let it!! singing omoeomeomeo!! ferevs BAE!!!! Like, u should believe meh, cause I'm an awesomeswagalisiousplayerhottiegilfriendofurdreams!! #loveit!!! #ushould2!!!!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The museum had a variety of themes - engineering and boats, the Titanic, the history of the role Native Indians played in the area, the Halifax Explosion and so much more. They even had a talking parrot (yes a real one!).. The museum is on 2 floors, and we were in there for around 3 hours. You spend less time... More 

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Glace Bay, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We took a group of 36 students here and they really enjoyed it. The displays were interesting, the tour guide very knowledgeable. Overall, worth the visit.

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Halifax, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Halifax is city full of maritime history and the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic is the best place to discover it all, from the regions involvement with rescue operations of survivors of the Titantic, WW1 and WW2 and The Halifax Explosion of 1917. Located on the beautiful Halifax boardwalk, the MMA is easy to find. The Museum is well laid... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I got out of work early and relished the opportunity to check out The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. I love the sea and nautical history so this was a special treat. There are plenty of exhibits of maritime life in the North Atlantic and Canada, plenty of boat models and smaller vessels as well as some in the harbor,... More 

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44 reviews 44 reviews
3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

An enlightening way to spend a few hours. Excellent way to understand the maritime history and the importance of boats to Nova Scotia.

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

-Titanic -Halifax explosion Fantastic way to spend a morning or afternoon. Definitely a must in Halifax if you're a fan of history.

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Halifax, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Lots to see at this museum. It showcases Nova Scotia rich maritime history through various exhibits.

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