Make your way to the Halifax Citadel as the historic fort takes on a festive air with Victorian music, games and, of course, Father Christmas. It’s the perfect way to capture some holiday magic to share with family and friends. Admission with a donation to Feed Nova Scotia (non-perishable food item or cash).
Parks Canada and the Halifax Citadel are honoured to join in Remembrance Day commemorations with free admission. Starting at 11 am the 1st Field Artillery Regiment will fire a 21-gun salute at the front entrance followed by the firing of the noon gun. The Halifax Citadel and Army Museum are open to visitors from 10 […]
Various Maritime Living History groups join forces to create an 18th century military camp inside the historic walls. This period during the American Revolution saw thousands of Loyalists immigrate to Nova Scotia making a significant contribution to what would eventually become Canada. Camp life will be on display including cooking, washing, blacksmithing, and children’s games.
Vous pouvez, vous aussi, mettre le feu au poudre de notre canon via l’activité Par la bouche de mon canon! 30 $ taxes incluses! 18 ans et +
Tyrconnell Heritage Society presents Military from the Talbot Settlement at the Backus-Page House Museum. This event is a Life in the Talbot Settlement living history weekend with over 200 years of history all in one place! Learn about military history and witness weapons demonstrations from the War of 1812, American Civil War, WW1, Spanish Civil War, […]
Plein feu sur l’Histoire ! Est une nouvelle activité offrant aux visiteurs âgés de 18 ans et + la possibilité d’essayer le tir au fusil à silex. Chaque visiteur, après avoir payé les frais requis pour l’activité et suivi la formation pour une manipulation sécuritaire de l’arme, aura la chance de tirer deux fois avec […]
Stroll around the encampment of the 84th Regiment of Foot 2nd Battalion (Royal Highland Emigrants). Enjoy the sights, the smells, and the sounds of black powder musketry, outdoor cooking, and life in an 18th century military camp. The 84th Regiment creates a vivid picture of the conditions of centuries-old military life. Saturday afternoon (weather permitting) […]
Celebrate Canada Day with FREE entry! Enjoy the pageantry of the 78th Highlanders and enjoy the bustle of this British fort. Hear the boom of the noon gun followed by the traditional 21-gun salute at the entrance saluting battery. Check out our NEW Signature exhibit, Fortress Halifax: A City Shaped by Conflict, chronicling the history of […]
At Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site costumed interpreters paint the picture of life as it happened in the 18th century. The sights and sounds of the 18th century are visible in period homes, exhibits, and theme service areas. Here, visitors may stroll alongside the citizens of historic Louisbourg who bring to life the leisurely […]
Stories from the past in Minudie from people who lived it. These will be July 16, August 13, and August 20