All Tours: 5

As the province’s largest university, Dalhousie University has played a significant role in the history of Halifax and Nova Scotia as a whole. Founded in 1818, by George Ramsay, the ninth Earl of Dalhousie and Nova Scotia Lieutenant-Governor at the…

A collection of stories about past winters and Christmases in the greater Halifax area. Skating, sledding, sleigh rides, feasting, and concerts of choirs – this suite of stories will put you in the seasonal spirit. It's a perfect read while…

Historically, women's experiences have not been as well recorded as men's. This tour attempts to redress that imbalance by showcasing stories about women in Nova Scotia – women young and old, from a variety of cultural groups,…

These men and women were selected for a travelling exhibition by the Nova Scotia Museum, which launched in the summer of 2017. Their choice of who to include was guided not by celebrity but by the impact, legacy, and worthy example they felt these…

Following the Second World War, the City of Halifax wanted to usher in a new era of growth and prosperity for the city. Despite Halifax's expansion, the downtown hadn't evolved much and failed to meet modern needs: the streets were narrow…