Pier 21 National Historic Site

Phone: (902) 425-7770
1055 Marginal Road
Halifax NS

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Pier 21 uses a variety of exhibits to present the stories of departing and arriving Canadian troops, war brides, displaced children, and the more than one million immigrants who arrived in Canada through its doors between 1928 and 1971. Opened in its current incarnation in 1999, Pier 21 has several types of exhibitions and a resource centre with databases for those wishing to do research related to the site.

Opening Hours

Peak Season Hours

May 01 - November 30
OPEN Seven days a week

9:30am - 5:30pm

* 5pm on early event nights and
after cruise ship season;
* Resource Centre closes at 5 pm as of Oct. 1
* open the Sunday of the Christmas/
New Year week



Seasonal Hours

December 01 - March 31

OPEN: Five days a week

Tuesday-Saturday; 10:00am - 5:00pm

CLOSED: Sundays and Mondays

Holiday Hours: Closed Friday, April 6, 2007



March Break:

OPEN: Sunday, March 11 - Saturday, March 17; 10:00am - 5:00pm



April 1- April 30th

OPEN: Monday - Saturday; 10am - 5pm

CLOSED: Sundays

Admission and ticket info

Adult $8.50

Senior (60 years and over) $7.50

Children (6 - 16 years of age) $5.00

Children (Under 6) FREE

Family Rate $21.00

Student Rate $6.00

School Tour (per student) $4.00

Directions / getting there

ier 21 is located at 1055 Marginal Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia. It is approximately a 20 minute walk along the waterfront from the Halifax Historic Properties toward the South end of Halifax; directly behind the Westin Nova Scotian Hotel and the VIA Rail Station.

Click here for a map of Pier 21 National Historic Site

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