The Ocean + You – Kick off to Ocean’s Week HFX

Friday, June 3, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, free admission

Help us open Oceans Week HFX with a splash! Each year Halifax pays tribute to the body of water that connects us all by offering events, lectures, music and food celebrating our one and only ocean. This year, our museum will be kicking off the celebration with The Ocean + You.

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

Devour! The Sea

A Fundraiser for Dartmouth North Community Food Centre

June 17, 2016, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

As the museum’s last Flagship Event for the season, experience the world’s largest film festival on the waterfront, support a wonderful organization and attend this intimate, exclusive evening that’ll be a feast for the senses!

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.

Explore more Maritime Museum of the Atlantic events »

Be social


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: 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

Holiday Hours