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Province House

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Guide tour of Province House (Halifax legislature)

Nova Scotia Province House (Halifax) is open for visits and guided tours are offered. A brief... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2018
Toronto, Canada
Lovely staff

As we were passing, we saw a notice advertising a free tour. You do need photo identification to... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2018
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Oldest provincial Parliament building still in use in Canada; a visit to its legislative library is recommended.
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1726 Hollis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2Y3, Canada
Downtown Halifax
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Reviewed August 25, 2018

Nova Scotia Province House (Halifax) is open for visits and guided tours are offered. A brief history of the workings of the legislature is given and some interesting facts will amaze you. I recommend you put this on your to do list if you're visiting...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2018

the replica exhibition in the adjacent confederation art gallery shows the room and its furniture well . There is a good video of the story of the confederation and its evolution to the nation of Canada

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Reviewed August 1, 2018

As we were passing, we saw a notice advertising a free tour. You do need photo identification to get in. The tour lasts about 30minutes and was excellent. We had a very informative guide in Luke who answered all our questions and explained clearly the...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2018

Got 20 minutes to spare? Go see the Province House and take the wonderful and free tour. The guide knew her stuff, was patient to answer the easy questions and had the depth to tackle the more challenging questions. Very cool building, lots of history...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2018

Make sure you take the free docent tour of this splendid Georgian building. You'll see some great architecture as well as learn about Nova Scotian history. Short and sweet.

1  Thank Thomas V
Reviewed July 10, 2018

We stopped in here on a whim just to see it. Compared to Regina or Victoria this is a very small legislature….however it is Canada’s first so interesting none-the-less. Quick tour – honestly takes less than 30 min. You can choose to have a tour...More

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Reviewed December 4, 2017

you can only see the Province House by tour and those do not run continiously. We just missed a tour and it was 2 hours for the next one

1  Thank Clarina P
Reviewed November 26, 2017

We had a wonderful visit. Not to be missed is the exhibit on Joseph Howe and his trial to secure freedom of the press. The building is beautifully maintained and the staff super friendly.

1  Thank Gerald L
Reviewed October 7, 2017

Found this by accident, it was were we picked up the bus to return to the port. Lovely building, security more than willing to tell you about everything.

1  Thank Jean M
Reviewed September 25, 2017

It is possibly the best attraction in Halifax. Beautifuly maintained. The guide was very knowledgable Security staff and local police were good fun to talk to.

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