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In her newest picture book, The Land Beyond the Wall, author and illustrator Veronika Martenova Charles, draws on her experience living in the Pier 21 detention centre in the 1970s.“It’s very personal,” says Veronika of her book.. →

Tours in Mandarin Now Available.

Included with Museum admission. Reservations recommended. Email or call 902-425-7770 ext 255.

中文导游讲解服务(门票已包含),详情咨询及预约: 请发送至邮箱或致电902-425-7770 转分机 255

Children of the Pier

Museum Researcher Jan Raska delves into the diverse impressions of immigrant children arriving at Pier 21. The children of the Pier’s stories are the honest, unfiltered feelings of fear, hope and frustration that immigration can be for the young.

Discover the Children of the Pier >

Our travelling exhibition, Canada: Day 1, supported by RBC, comes home to Halifax, until November 12, 2017. Exhibition Schedule >

In 2017, Canada will mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation. This is your celebration!
Find out how you can join Canadians taking part from coast to coast to coast.

Canada: Day 1 Comes Home to Halifax!

To celebrate Canada’s 150th, our curators and exhibition teams have created a special version of this travelling exhibit that is larger, features eight art pieces and includes compelling objects such as a Syrian Welcome kit, a Head tax certificate, War Bride correspondence and more.

Canada: Day 1 >