Ta'n me'j Tel-keknuo'ltiek:
How Unique We Still Are

Ta'n me'j Tel-keknuo'ltiek: How Unique We Still Arereflects how Mi’kmaw people remain connected to the lands and waters of Mi’kma’ki. This exhibit offers a platform for Mi’kmaw people to express their continued experiences with an understanding of the lands and the waters of Mi’kma’ki. Mi’kmaw single-word concepts are represented through personal testimony and histories of individual Mi’kmaw people, featured objects, artifacts, images and symbolic artwork. These experiences and understandings are rooted in cultural expressions that connect past, present and future in this place. 

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CSS Acadia

CSS Acadia

Come aboard our historic 110-year-old Canadian hydrographic ship and ask us about the ship’s work and museum history! Open 10:30 am to 4:30 pm Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays (weather permitting). Follow us on social media for #CSSAcadia posts! Closing for the season October 12, 2023.


Image of the mma team.

2022 Award of Excellence in Museum Practices 

The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic is proud to receive the 2022 Award of Excellence in Museum Practices from the Association of Nova Scotia Museums. This award recognizes our “Ta’n me’j Tel-keknuo’ltiek – How Unique we Still Are” exhibit. Receiving the award are (L to R): Gerry Lunn (Curator of Exhibitions), Amber Laurie (Assistant Curator/Registrar), Salina Kemp (Guest Exhibit Curator), and Dr. Roger Marsters (Curator of Marine History).

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic entrance.

See you this fall!

We’re located along Halifax’s beautiful waterfront where Haligonians live, work and play. Every year, over 3 million visitors walk along the 3-km boardwalk, and the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic is in the heart of the harbourfront, which spans the city’s downtown core. Walk along our scenic, urban boardwalk & come experience our museum! You’ll discover Nova Scotia’s unique maritime heritage and fascinating marine history.




Monday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 8 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sunday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

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