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Address: 1726 Hollis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2Y3, Canada
Phone Number: 902-424-4661
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Description: Oldest provincial Parliament building still in use in Canada; a visit to...
Oldest provincial Parliament building still in use in Canada; a visit to its legislative library is recommended.
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Nice building. neat experience to go into the chambers

Went on a walking tour. enjoyed getting to go inside while not in session. definitely worth the time.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Roselle, Illinois
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Roselle, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Went on a walking tour. enjoyed getting to go inside while not in session. definitely worth the time.

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Dartmouth, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
12 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I went for an "Open Doors" tour of this place a couple of years ago and I really can't stop thinking about the tour, the stories I had heard. Just nice to see a province house so well preserved in one of the oldest cities of North America.

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Halifax, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Had a great tour with one of the senior guides lots of information. Only issue was that it was hard to hear all of the commentary as the guide did not have a voice which carried - need to oump up the volume.

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denver
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

If possible, take a tour to learn about Canadian History. You can peek into the amazing library and view the chambers. We felt very welcome.

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
29 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The day we visited, there was a concert going on. It was fantastic to hear the sounds of the symphony. Legislature was not in session, so we were allowed to visit the chambers and walk right out onto the floor. Great experience for adults, better even for kids! Downstairs provided history and info on Joseph Howe, politician and journalist.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I love to tour historic buildings and government buildings and this fit the bill for both. Very informative tour, beautiful building inside and out, lots of historical events happened there.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

You Must visit Province House on a trip to Halifax. The building has been kept to a historically accurate design, while still remaining the seat of the provincial government. The staff are delightful and informative.

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Stoneham, Massachusetts
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143 attraction reviews
246 helpful votes 246 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

You have to empty your pockets of any coins, key, cameras, etc. and go through a metal detector. Your bags also have to go through the detector. You can then view Province House on your own or have a guided tour. We opted for a guided tour. After a brief introduction, we were left on our own to look at... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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90 reviews 90 reviews
50 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

First of all, I congratulate the gov't for keeping this public site open on Saturdays and Sundays during the summer. Bravo! A great way to keep the institution accessible to the public. Nice, knowledgeable tour guide, and lovely historical structure.

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NH
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

My husband and I were warmly greeted without the stiffness or seriousness of visiting State houses in the USA. Yes, we had our bag run through a scanner and had to walk through one ourself, but it was brief and painless. Our tour guide,Yannick, was friendly and extremely well versed in the history and politics of Canada, even though he... More 

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