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Arts and Crafts in Halifax

Seeped with history, culture, museums and nature, Halifax - the capital city of Nova Scotia - is a fantastic place to spend with kids!

Want history? Take your pick!  Explore what the soldiers of WWII went through on the HMCS Sackville, or go back to the days of the immigrants arrival at Pier 21.

Museums are around every corner with the very fun and exciting hands-on Discovery Centre where kids can experiment, explore and get creative, the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic with a poignant Titanic exhibition (learn about the amazing connection Halifax has with the Titanic!) and Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.

The art continues with fun creative ventures such as Clay Cafe - great for those little ones who want to get their hands messy and creative juices flowing!

Halifax is also a great place to explore nature, and places like Point Pleasant Park - the largest forested park on the peninsula. Run, hide, climb - you name it! It also has amazing views of the Atlantic Ocean (not bad!)

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Paint your own pottery for kids and adults, where kids can get creative and take home a masterpiece! Art fun in Halifax!

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Paint your own pottery studio in Dartmouth for all ages! Just drop in and get creative!

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Anyone can be artistic at this fun Clay Cafe, where you can decorate and get creative on over 300 kinds of pottery! An expressive family day out in Fredericton!

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The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is the largest art museum in Atlantic Canada. With locations in downtown Halifax and downtown Yarmouth, the Gallery houses the Province's art collection and offers a range of exhibitions and programming.

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See for yourself the living conditions faced by the brave sailors of the Second World War.

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The Dalhousie Art Gallery is a public art gallery, an academic support unit within the educational and research context of Dalhousie University, and a cultural resource for the whole community.

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The Museum of Natural History is an ever-evolving landscape. Its staff is dedicated to collecting, researching and documenting Nova Scotias natural history. Their vision is to interpret the natural world to its visitors and inspire them to perceive t....

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The provincial government runs this center with the idea of encouraging and developing crafts- and design-based industries across the province.

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Canadas Immigration Museum,tells the stories of 1.5 million immigrants, war brides, displaced people, evacuee children and Canadian military service personnel who passed through its doors between 1928 and 1971.

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Company specializes in tours and charters in Atlantic Canada.

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Point Pleasant Park is one of Halifax Regional Municipality's great civic spaces. It is the largest forested park on the Halifax peninsula and offers fine views of the Atlantic Ocean.

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A super fun play experience for kids up to 12 years old! Don't worry - they have the adults covered too!

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In its current location, the Museum also offers other facilities to complement the collection including an Archives & Reference Library, Gift Shop, Conference Room and 50-seat theatre. The Museum has established itself as a major tourist attraction w....

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Family-friendly excursions in Halifax NS (Canada). Ideal for families on cruises or visiting on their own/at a conference. Our small group tour services can include touring historic Halifax and/or greater Metro Halifax, Peggy's Cove, Lunenburg, Grand....

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Great place for a whole family to spend time together. Kartbahn has fantastic birthday packages.No experience is necessary as our staff will brief you and explain all aspects of karting.

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Entering its seventh year, this fast-growing and immensely popular consumer show is custom-designed for the prosperous Atlantic Canadian consumer audience served by Saltscapes magazine. The carefully crafted atmosphere makes people smile as they ente....

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The Centre serves as a museum and a library resource center for the African Nova Scotian community and the Black Canadian community as a whole.

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The largest Aviation Museum east of Ottawa. Home to a growing collection of 25 plus aircraft in two spacious hanger style buildings.

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Atlantic Playland is fun for everyone in the family, and admission and parking is always FREE! Enjoy waterslides and bumper boats, "Big Ellie" the Atlantic Playland Ferris Wheel and more!

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Seasonal fun in Halifax with FREE admission and pay and play rides and amusements, including bumper boats, haunted castle, carousel, waterslides and karts!

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We offer rich, walking and hiking vacation experiences designed for inquisitive travellers who want to see the world in a different way. Our unique holidays combine challenge and adventure travel with the finest creature comforts.

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An award winning living history museum that depicts the coastal rural life in Nova Scotia during the 1940's, as well as life during and after WWII! Amazing history!

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Skiing fun for the family in Nova Scotia with numerous runs, ski school, and cross country skiing too!

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Kiwi Kaboodle is a small, locally-owned company providing excellent (licensed!) tours of Nova Scotia since 2001. Whether you are wanting an entertaining tour packed with facts and dates, or a leisurely drive through some of Nova Scotias most magnific....

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The Acadia University Art Gallery offers a year-round exhibition programme of contemporary and historical work. The exhibitions and outreach programming of the Acadia University Art Gallery promote visual literacy and enhance the intellectual and cul....

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Located just outside of Truro, Nova Scotia, RiverBreeze is the home of Atlantic Canada's largest corn maze and 'agri-tourism' destination Growing Farm Fresh Family Fun!

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It is the place to come tent or RV at a family campground while exploring all that the Annapolis Valley has to offer - Bay of Fundy, Halls Harbour, Grande Pre, vineyards and orchards galore.

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Skiing fun in Nova Scotia with plenty of novice and intermediate territory but also loads of expert, plus ski school for over 6s!

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Animal fun in Nova Scotia's largest zoo with 50 acres boasting a great range of exotic, native and domestic breeds of mammals, birds and reptiles from all around the world!

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Young family theme park with family and kiddie rides, petting farm, leisure waters and water slides! Feel the magic in Nova Scotia!

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Birchwood Campground and Cabins excels in providing friendly service on a clean, well-groomed property for your familys enjoyment.

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The only inland national park of Canada in the Maritimes, features abundant lakes and rivers ideal for canoeing. The lush woodlands and gently rolling landscapes are home to a variety of wildlife. Visitors will find historic canoe routes, portages an....

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Fundy National Park of Canada encompasses some of the last remaining wilderness in southern New Brunswick. Here, the conifer dominated Caledonia Highlands roll down to meet the fog-generating Bay of Fundy.

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Struts Gallery, established in 1982, is an artist-run centre dedicated to presenting local, regional and national contemporary artist initiated activities: expositions, performances, symposia, publications, demonstrations, workshops, residencies, etc....

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Original artworks by painters, printmakers, photographers, sculptors and artisans are presented year round in monthly solo, group or themed exhibitions.

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At low tide, explore quiet coves with flowerpot-shaped rock formations bearing such curious names as Mother-in-Law, ET and Lovers Arch. Then, as the tide gently shifts, experience the wonder of nature as 100-billion tonnes of salt-water slowly fill....

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Located on the Mount Allison University campus, this historic gallery opened in 1895 and is FREE to visit, giving kids a great insight into the art world!

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Free to visit any time, this 55 acre park has trails, wildlife, and guided tours that will take you through some amazing nature!

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Family fun for those active kids in Nova Scotia, with go-karting, golf, space ball and more!

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The Historic Gardens is a 17 acre horticultural paradise located in historic Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. Historically themed areas of the Gardens tell the story of Nova Scotian settlement from an agricultural and horticultural perspective.

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As Atlantic Canada's Premiere Fun Park destination, Upper Clements Parks delivers thrilling rides and exciting family entertainment, as well as an aerial ropes course!

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Cape Jourimain Nature Centre makes connections, engaging and exciting people about environmental conservation. Our facilities take the environment into consideration and you can see how a green building works.

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This MAiZE owned and operated by The Viaene family

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The ultimate eco-experience. Towering cliffs..tumbling waterfalls...majestic tides..flora and fauna in their natural habitat. An unparalleled opportunity to hike, bike or drive along the rugged Bay of Fundy coast, see the highest tides in the world....

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Excellent example of Victorial life. The shipbuilding musuem at Green Park does a good job in explaining the trade.

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The Confederation Centre is open year-round and showcases the best in the Canadian visual and performing arts. It houses several theatres, an art gallery, Mavors Bistro and a gift shop.

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Prince Edward Island National Park of Canada is home to sand dunes, barrier islands and sandspits, beaches, sandstone cliffs, wetlands and forests.

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Great indoor play for kids on Prince Edward Island, with inflatables, soft play, and birthday parties!

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At Campers City Seasonal Resort Community there is never a shortage of things to do. Conveniently located less than 10 minutes from Downtown Moncton, you can enjoy City life and then relax countryside. It’s the best of both worlds.

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Water fun AND a fun zone at this New Brunswick water park - perfect for kids of all ages, and the entire family!

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8 varying water slides for older kids and adults plus another 4 just for small ones, lazy river, wave pool, hot tub and swimming pools. Also has mini golf!

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A beautiful zoo with over 625 animals including exotic birds, mammals, reptiles and fancy fish. You can see daily primate, lion and otter feedings daily in summer!

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Wyatt Historic House animates the heirlooms and stories of the prominent Wyatt family. Begin in the 1890s and exit the authentic 1950's kitchen. Check for special themed tours offered to stir the soul. Off-season by appointment.

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Burlington Amusement Park is Atlantic Canada's Premiere Go-Kart Facility with bumper cars and boats, mini golf and batting cages too!

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Visit the LARGEST amusement park on Prince Edward Island, with go karts, bumper boats, family rides and a thrilling roller coaster!

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Make a splash on Prince Edward Island with over 40 wet and dry attractions, over 6 themed areas, with other classic rides and even animals!

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A replica of Avonlea - the town in the popular book of "Anne of Green Gables", featuring authentic historic buildings!

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20 km from a beach, less than 20 km from a natural reserve, flat, little shade, 2 rentals, pets allowed throughout the campsite.

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A fascinating museum that collects, preserves and displays the history of the Jewish community of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada.

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Family adventures for young and not so young. Participate in a day full of themed activities and exhibits.The Discovery Gallery is open 7 days a week with activities for all ages and interests. Find artifacts, photographs and references from New Brun....

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Zoo specialising in rare species, plus Vanished Kingdom extinction exhibit, Waterfowl Boardwalk and Tiger Claws Miniature Golf course.

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Tiverton, the home of Pirate's Cove Whale & Seabird Cruises, is an authentic fishing village on the tip of Long Island, Digby County, Nova Scotia.

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Le Pays de la Sagouine is an eclectic live theater reproduction of a prohibition-era fishing village inspired by international award winning novelist, Antonine Maillet, and her most celebrated character, La Sagouine.

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Situated at la Pointe-à-Jacquot, this beautiful building of the neo-gothic revival style is still a gathering point for the Acadian community of Bouctouche.

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The Western Branch is the only satellite gallery in Canada. Its establishment helps fulfill the Gallery's mandate of making art more accessible across the province and bringing the visual arts and Nova Scotians together.

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Highland Village is a living museum and cultural centre that celebrates the Gaelic experience in Nova Scotia. On a 43-acre hillside overlooking the world renowned Bras dOr lakes.

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One of two wilderness Canadian national parks in New Brunswick, Kouchibouguac is a fascinating mosaic of bogs, salt marshes, tidal rivers, sparkling freshwater systems, sheltered lagoons, abandoned fields and tall forests which characterizes the Mari....

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Located right on the ocean in historic St. Andrews by-the-Sea, our spacious, full service campground overlooks beautiful Passamaquoddy Bay. The ocean is at your doorstep, allowing you to enjoy fresh breezes, a relaxed pace, and an opportunity to expl....

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After dark tours are entertainingly creepy but nothing gory so kids as young as 5 have reportedly actively enjoyed the trip.

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Featuring works by Canadian, British and international artists on an extensive and eclectic mix of mediums and subjects which keeps one's interest engaged throughout.

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Offering unique, hands-on field courses for students of all ages since 1987. Also home to the Fundy Discovery Aquarium.

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Over 100 hands on exhibits which communicate the foundaitons of science in an accessible way for children of all ages.

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The Fredericton Region Museum is a gateway into the exciting history and diverse heritage of Fredericton and central New Brunswick.

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Dedicated to preserving for the public the outstanding achievements of local sportsfolk, a far from narrow topic as 659 individuals and 34 different sports are represented.

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A history of the educational environment as told through informative displays, vintage artefacts and sympathetic scene recreation.

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Features include bowling lanes, lazer tag, and indoor playgroundpre-school play place, year-round skating and ball hockey rinks and arcade.

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The museum houses a very extensive collection of artifacts and interpretive displays that tell the story of the sport of fly fishing and the life and history of the Atlantic salmon. Programs such as Adopt-a-salmon and fishing camps for youth, make le....

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Multi level tree canopy adventure course using bridges, ziplines and plenty more. Kids' course separately for nervier 7 to 13s, with easier, lower level challenges.

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All things chocolate at this New Brunswick chocolate museum! Hands-on exhibits and displays, historic chocolate boxed and of course, FREE samples!

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Listen for creaking wagons pulled by trotting work horses, the whooshing of hoop skirts, and the distant melodies from lively fiddlers and dancing townsfolk. Witness the bustle of farm life, and learn first hand how ordinary people lived and worked i....

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The museum has staff that is able to conduct tours year-round. Feel free to contact the museum at any time to book a guided tour. Business hours are 8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.

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You will gain a glimpse into the beauty of our community, our way of life, both past and present and our visions for the future.

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Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from age 5, with 4 green runs and 8 blue, plus terrain training park.

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