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Museum to Reopen in May 2015

Exciting things are happening this winter on the Halifax waterfront! Expert historians, museum designers, exhibit fabricators and construction crews will be working hard as we prepare to unveil new permanent exhibits in time for our May re-opening.

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Museum Reopening
May 2015

Watch for details on our reopening events and new exhibitions.


Scotiabank Family History Centre

Open: Nov 3 to May 2015,
Monday to Friday; 9:30am to 5:30pm
at a temporary location:
Lower Annex (across the street from the Pier 21 front doors.)
1099 Marginal Road
Side door

A proud family man, Mouctar Amadou has faced several challenges during his lifetime. Now, he shares his culture and life experiences with his family, friends and students. For the past few years he has been living in Moncton, New Brunswick and teaches French as a second language at Riverview Middle School.

Read Mouctar’s Story >

Our travelling exhibition, Canada: Day 1, supported by RBC, will be at the Markham Museum until June 2015.

Exhibition Schedule >

What Would You Do?

In the interactive new exhibit What Would You Do? visitors will have the opportunity to act as a Canadian immigration official and admit, detain or deny entry to passengers.

Read Jan’s blog to learn what factors immigration officials have to consider when admitting or denying entry to Canada.