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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Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

Located in the heart of Halifax’s historic 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 this province and its relationship with the sea.

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

Located in the heart of Halifax’s historic 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 this province and its relationship with the sea.

Museum Views

Whether you’re at our museum or far from us, you’ll see the best views of our beautiful Halifax waterfront and harbour!

This season, your visit includes a breath-taking experience on our observation deck, overlooking our CSS Acadia. With our webcams, enjoy a live, birds-eye view of our museum wharves and anchor yard on Halifax’s bustling waterfront boardwalk!

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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Each year, September 30 marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic will be open with free admission.

CSS Acadia with dress flags

Museum Hours

We’re open daily from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm.

Tuesdays, we’re open until 8 pm (with free admission starting at 5 pm)

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The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic will open today at 9:30 am with free admission for folks to warm up and charge their device. (2022-09-29)

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