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Discovery Centre

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Discovery Centre

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1215 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3S8 Canada
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Best of Halifax Tour with Peggy's Cove - Private Safe Tour
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Best of Halifax Tour with Peggy's Cove - Private Safe Tour

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Halifax is an ideal base from which to discover the delights of Nova Scotia, but organizing transportation and sightseeing independently takes time and effort. On this tour, spin through the Canadian countryside in comfort by air-conditioned vehicle with your guide. With admission fees plus pickup and drop-off at your downtown Halifax hotel included, hit top attractions including the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada and Peggy's Cove Lighthouse.
US$87.79 per adult
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B0bNM wrote a review Nov 2020
Fredericton, Canada109 contributions70 helpful votes
The Discovery Centre was recommended to us by our children and grand-children as a good place to visit in Halifax. Although we are seniors, we had an excellent time and really enjoyed spending the morning “playing” with circuit boards, rockets, wind tunnels, etc. We especially enjoyed the exhibit "Joy.” It was fun to take silly photos and be a kid again. My husband had a turn at the flight simulator which was very realistic. Although we crash-landed, we magically survived without injury!! After our visit, we enjoyed a cup of tea in the upstairs cafe. Loved the lights that change colour and the musical stairs on the way up!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Meander545372 wrote a review Aug 2020
Moncton, Canada7 contributions
the trick is quickly done, especially with a 15 year old teenager. Nothing interesting for a teenager, yet I asked the reception if it was for young children, I was told no. But that's not true, so I paid $ 48 for 1 hour. it is good for young children.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Robert8888Lee wrote a review Apr 2020
London, United Kingdom239 contributions60 helpful votes
It was worth a visit especially a little break from site seeing for the kids.But the adults also had a good time too...
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Laura H wrote a review Jan 2020
Wollongong, Australia76 contributions21 helpful votes
This place has improved since it opened. It was hard to hold a candle to the last discovery centre but it’s coming close as more exhibits open. We had a fun time and there was a mix of activities for different ages. Cute little gift shop. The price is extremely reasonable.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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SueSueT wrote a review Dec 2019
Fredericton, Canada150 contributions24 helpful votes
We took our two grandsons (ages 2 and 4) to the Discovery Centre one rainy Saturday morning and it was well worth the price of admission. It is a large, multilevel exhibit with something of interest for many ages of visitors. Most of the exhibits are hands-on and well described. Despite the odds of being overwhelmed with many visitors (a rainy Saturday), we were pleasantly surprised to find that we did not have to wait long, if at all, to enjoy the experiences. Of particular interest was the large and interesting Rubik’s cube exhibit, with a computer generated robot that quickly solves any cube placed in front of it. To top it all off, on the top floor is a lunch counter with real food and cookies!!
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Date of experience: November 2019
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