Sailor’s Valentines

Join us for our February Art of the Sailor activity on Saturday, February 13! It’s a drop-in craft from 1 pm – 3 pm. Create your special Sailor’s Valentine and share the love in creating your keepsake. Feel free to bring in your own shells!


Teddy Bears Ahoy! on the RMS Bearengaria

until Monday, February 15th

Orson bear and the rest of our passengers (and stowaways) are waiting for your visit to see them aboard RMS  Bearengaria! Share in their adventures aboard ship and find the larger bears floating in their own small woodcraft in the gallery. Thanks to all the owners who have loaned us their bears for this special display. Get to know some of our visitors on our Facebook in our daily “Holly Bears of RMS Bearengaria”


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 Talks

Enjoy our free Tuesday nights at the museum with our latest season of intriguing Maritime Tuesday night talks over the fall and winter!


Google Map

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

Holiday Hours