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Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

3,167 Reviews

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

3,167 Reviews
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Keep the professional tour guide experience, ditch the crowded tour groups, tight schedules and high prices.<br><br>Live GPS map shows where you are and where to go next. As you get close, tour guide commentary will automatically play! <br><br>On this 5 km tour, as well as the churches, gardens and graveyards, you'll explore the many tourist attractions, historical buildings, artwork and statues that make up this must-see section of the city. <br><br>Highlights include Victoria Park, the Old Burying Ground, St. Mary's Basilica, the Halifax Citadel, the Old Town Clock and more!<br><br>Don't just see Halifax, hear what it has to say!<br><br>The tour also comes with a fun location based trivia game. After the commentary plays, look at your device and tap your guess at the answer. See your score as you go!<br><br>Getting started is easy, just book the tour, download the app and go. Note: the number of travelers you select is the number of devices you can download the tour too.
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wolfesraven1313 wrote a review Oct 2020
Halifax, Canada5 contributions
The MMA is a great place to wander around at any time. It has enough things that will interest people of all ages, whether kids or adults. They have everything from Theodore Tugboat to the Titanic. History of the RCN, lifeboats from Sable Island. Underwater diving on sunken ships. They also have the Acadia docked behind the museum. She was a hydrographic survey ship, in the RCN during both wars. Normally open to the public, this year the virus kept her closed, but you can still get a look at her. Go visit, you will enjoy it.
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Date of experience: September 2020
Alison G wrote a review Aug 2020
Nova Scotia, Canada126 contributions35 helpful votes
This museum isnt very big, but we very much enjoyed our visit. The Halifax Explosion exhibit was very well done & we learned so much about that fateful day. We also loved the Titanic exhibit, the artifacts from the ship were amazing & the set up of the exhibit was interesting & informative. We also enjoyed “Merlin” the parrot & the little mouse that visits him frequently. Well worth a visit when in Halifax
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Date of experience: August 2020
Franklinmacd wrote a review Feb 2020
Charlottetown, Canada834 contributions157 helpful votes
This museum is all about the nautical aspect of the maritimes. They have some unique things here and some interesting Titanic exhibits. The thing I was dissapointed in was the size. It only took us about an hour to see all of it. The thing that really peaked my interest was their resident parrot. I believe his name was Merlin. He can say hello, peakaboo, pretty bird and a few other words. A very pretty parrot. He has been there for quite a few years. He has his own web cam so you can see him whenever you feel like logging in. All in all it is worth a look especially since it is not expensive to get in.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Tim Y wrote a review Feb 2020
Reno, Nevada305 contributions105 helpful votes
Halifax is nothing if not the essence of a martime city. This museum is not too expensive, and offers a number of interesting exhibits, outlining the history of Halifax, and its relation to the sea. It's well worth an hour or two of your time.
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Date of experience: September 2019
Rima wrote a review Feb 2020
12 contributions2 helpful votes
Halifax is all about the ocean and this museum leads you through so much of Halifax's history with the sea. Very interesting, a wonderful 2-3 hours.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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