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Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

The Halifax Citadel is a Parks Canada National Historic Site.
With its strategic hilltop location and a commanding view of the Halifax harbour, it's obvious why the site was chosen in 1749 for the fort destined to protect the city. The Halifax Citadel’s star-shaped architecture is equally as impressive from the inside and out. The perfect tourist destination and the perfect setting for your special event.
Once you step through the gate of the Halifax Citadel you are immediately transported back in time!
Discover what life was like for the British troops who lived here in the year 1869, when Queen Victoria reigned and the new nation of Canada was just two years old. Explore the ramparts and tunnels and visit our interactive environments to experience what life was like in a bygone era. A interesting and adventurous destination for all!

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