Plan your visit
Prince of Wales Tower National Historic Site
The Prince of Wales Tower is located at the southern tip of the Halifax peninsula in Point Pleasant Park.
Enjoy a scenic walk to the tower and learn about the history of this part of the Halifax Defence Complex through the interpretive panels.
Located 2.5 km from downtown Halifax, this is an easy and enjoyable stop on any itinerary. Admission is free.
Prince of Wales Tower National Historic Site is closed until further notice to reduce the risk of wildfires. Updates will be provided as information changes.
Services and information
Hours of operation
Grounds and interpretative panels open year-round. The tower is closed.
Facilities and services
Grounds, tower, parking, picnic tables, washrooms, interpretive panels, Point Pleasant Park.
Seasonal and local weather, and trends.
How to get here
5718 Point Pleasant Drive
Halifax NS B3H 1B5
The site is in Point Pleasant Park, at the southern tip of the Halifax Peninsula. Follow South Park Street, then Young Avenue to its end. Turn right and watch for the Tower Road entrance to Point Pleasant Park. Follow the walking trail signs to the Prince of Wales Tower.
Bus 9 brings you to the entrance of Point Pleasant Park
Service run by Halifax Transit
By planeThe closest major airport is Halifax International Airport
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