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Historic Guided Tour

Our friendly costumed staff will take you around the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site on an informational guided tour!  Tours start at the Information Centre and run throughout the day from May 7 - October 31.

The Halifax Citadel Ghost Tour

Climb to the top of the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site and meet your historically costumed guide on the drawbridge at the main gate. For 70 minutes, you'll be led by candlelight through tunnels, prison cells, and other dark areas of the site, to hear true accounts of unexplained events in their actual locations. Welcome to the Halifax Citadel Ghost Tour. 

School Programs

The Halifax Citadel National Historic Site offers fun and educational programming for teachers interested in unique field trip excursions. Check the different school programs out!

Cruise Packages

We have many unique offerings for you and your cruise guests! Try being a soldier for a day, or experience the quintessential Victorian tea and tour. The highlander experience will have you working up close and personal with cannon's crew. Or go on the beautiful fort tour to experience the panoramic views of the city. Visit cruise packages to find out more! 

Soldier for a Day

'Enlist' in the 78th Highlanders and experience the life of a Victorian-era British army soldier!  See more information on our Soldier for a Day page.

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All donations received are used to bring history to life at the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, by hiring young men and women to portray the British Garrison in Halifax at the time of our nation's birth.