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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

Apply NOW for the Ruth Goldbloom Educational Bursary

Is your class or youth group planning a visit to the Museum? You can apply for the Ruth Goldbloom Educational Bursary until noon on April 17, 2015!

We want youth from across Canada to have the chance to experience the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. The Ruth Goldbloom Educational Bursary is intended to defray the costs of transportation and/or accommodation to make that happen for your class or organized youth group.

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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 >

Recreating an Ocean Liner Cabin

Step into the shoes of an immigrant crossing to Pier 21. Dan Conlin looks at the re-creation of an ocean liner cabin and dining room which are being featured in the new Pier 21 exhibition.

Read Dan’s blog >