Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic information

Halifax , Canada
Address
Street 1675 Lower Water St
Telephone
+1 902 424 7490
More information
http://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/
Prices
adult/child $9.25/5
Opening hours
9:30am-5pm Wed-Mon, to 8pm Tue
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Lonely Planet review

Part of this fun waterfront museum used to be a chandlery, where all the gear needed to outfit a vessel was sold. You can smell the charred ropes, cured to protect them from saltwater. There's a wildly popular display on the Titanic and another on the Halifax Explosion. The 3D film about the Titanic costs $5. Outside at the dock you can explore the CSS Acadia, a retired hydrographic vessel from England.

The last WWII corvette HMCS Sackville is docked nearby and staffed by the Canadian Navy.