Tours and programs

Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

Participate in programs and public or private tours including: tours and tastings, ghost tours, walking tours, hands-on experiences, as well as family and school programs.

Citadel by Candlelight Holiday Tour

Explore the iconic Halifax Citadel by candlelight with a 78th Highlander as your guide.

March Break Family Tours

Join a special winter guided tour of the historic Halifax Citadel with your family or small group.

Exhibits and attractions by type

Information and wayfinding, permanent exhibits, special exhibits, period rooms, artillery and fortifications.

Guided walking tour

Guided tour of the Halifax Citadel fort and exhibits.

Ghost tour: Dare to be scared

Guided public or private haunted history ghost tour at the Halifax Citadel.

Halifax Citadel Distilled Experiences

Guided private or public tour and tasting with a kilted 78th Highlander.

Coffee Bar and Parks Canada Perfect Picnic

The Parks Canada Perfect Picnic is available here from May to October 31.

Ready! Aim! Fire!

Dress as a 78th Highlander and fire an authentic Snider-Enfield rifle!

Soldier for a day

Destination Canada Canadian Signature Experience: learn to drum or fire a rifle!

Family programs

Programs for all ages, hands-on activities, tours, Parks Canada Xplorers.

School programs

Educational programs for all school grade levels.

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