Culture and history

Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

There is so much to tell about the Halifax Citadel. Some of the stories take us into the daily lives of the soldiers who lived there. Others allow us to understand the importance of this place in Canadian history. Discover more about this place, an important part of the Halifax Defence Complex.

Indigenous culture

Maps of some Mi'kmaw place names in Mi'kma'ki and the Districts of Mi'kma'ki (Kjipuktuk aq Mi'kma'ki).


Site history, designation, people of significance, Hometown Heroes.


Halifax Citadel restoration and the Old Town Clock.


Historical engineering features: the signal mast.

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