1812 AND Prize & Prejudice: Nova Scotia’s War of 1812

special travelling exhibit from the Canadian War Museum and companion exhibit created by the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.

July 22 to October 13, 2014

Tuesday Night Tunes 

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic and Waterfront Development are pleased to bring back Tuesday Night Tunes this summer. These free, live music events showcase talented Maritime singers and songwriters. 

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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Be social


Join us throughout the winter for a wide variety of special events. From our series of Tuesday Night Talks to workshops with a focus on rope work to an exciting Art Boat Project, there is always something going on to keep you coming back.

(Image: Canadian Navy Heritage website. Image Negative Number H-558a)

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

Hang around at the Maritime Museum

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: 9:30 – 5:30