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Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

The Halifax Citadel is located in central Halifax, Nova Scotia. It is impossible to miss from the harbour and easily accessible by car or by foot. The distance to the airport is 35 km.

The Halifax Citadel is open year-round with different programs and services in each season. Visit between June and September for the full experience. Admission is charged.

First-time visitors should plan a minimum of two hours to explore; history buffs could spend the day taking in all that the Halifax Citadel has to offer.

Hours of operation

Halifax Citadel is open year-round. Select programs and services are available from May to November 11.

Shop and reserve

Passes and permits, souvenirs, reservations. Rent space for your meeting or special event.


Visitor passes and program fees. Free admission for youth.

Passes and permits

Discovery Pass, passes for Mi'kmaq of Nova Scotia, Canadian Armed Forces, Canoo mobile app.

Facilities and services

Facilities and services, parking, washrooms, accessibility.

Meeting, equipment and event rentals

Weddings, meetings, corporate events, facilities, rentals.


Current conditions and forecast.

Travel trade

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How to get here

How to get here


Halifax Citadel National Historic Site
5425 Sackville Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3Y3



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