Tuesday Night Tunes: Ragged Robin

Tuesday, June 28, 7 pm – 8 pm, free
Their love of the irresistible groove of traditional Irish music brought Erin Dempsey and Ellen Gibling together in 2015 to form this vibrant musical duo. With harp, flute, and vocals, they collaborate on swinging sets of tunes from the old country and an eclectic assortment of their favourite folk songs.

Devour! The Sea - A Fundraiser for Dartmouth North Community Food Centre

North From Nova Scotia

2016 Special Temporary Exhibit

Opening Thursday, June 23!

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

Located in the heart of Halifax’s waterfront, there’s no better place to immerse yourself in Nova Scotia’s rich maritime heritage than the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.

From small craft boatbuilding to World War Convoys, the Days of Sail to the Age of Steam, the Titanic to the Halifax Explosion, you’ll discover the stories, events and people that have come to define Nova Scotia and its relationship with the sea.

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Tuesday Night Tunes

Our fourth summer concert series from June 7 to August 30 will have a variety of free musical performances as part of our Tuesday nights at the museum!


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Google Maps Tour

Our museum was recently added as a Halifax location in Google Street View! Experience and explore our galleries and exhibits online to sample our marine history and stories that we share as Canada’s oldest and largest Maritime museum. See the Google Maps Virtual Tour »

Museum Hours

Monday: 9:30 - 5:30
Tuesday: 9:30 - 8:00
Wednesday: 9:30 - 5:30 
Thursday: 9:30 - 5:30 
Friday: 9:30 - 5:30 
Saturday: 9:30 - 5:30 
Sunday: 1:00 - 5:30

CSS Acadia open 10:30 - 4:30 closed Wednesdays June 6 to Oct. 23

Holiday Hours