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Province House

1726 Hollis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2Y3, Canada
+1 902-424-4661
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Oldest provincial Parliament building still in use in Canada; a visit to its legislative library is recommended.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good43%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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1726 Hollis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2Y3, Canada
Downtown Halifax
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The building itself is quite nice and located centrally in the downtown core. Grandeur of the olden days with some newer upgrades inside. Too bad the current government wasn't as nice as the building. If you have 30 minutes or more to spare, it is...More

Thank shannhugo440
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we visited, there was no evidence of tours being offered. After going through security, we were free to wander on the first and second floors. We were about the only tourists in the building. It is a beautiful building, especially considering the resources available...More

Thank Explorer100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not take an official tour - just wander around on our own. A very good display on the main floor with a timeline of the major events explained.

Thank Kinuck2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a private tour of Province House and the tour guide answered questions and took us through the building. The Legislative library was well worth a look. If you have several days in Halifax, I would recommend a visit.

Thank elizabethsB7575SF
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the seat of Nova Scotia's Parliament. A guided tour was just about to start when we wondered in. So we joined the 15 min free tour, walked pass many important rooms, to learn about the local politics. It was rather interesting, including the...More

Thank sun20
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We took the free guided tour of Province House and were glad that we did! It's fun to take tours of the different Legislative buildings, and compare them. The Province House is the oldest. We learned a lot about its history on the tour!

Thank Caribby96
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Great tour, worth the time to take in Canadian History. Staff were very knowledgeable and helpful. The tour was eye opening. A must for all Canadians. This is where so much took place.

Thank cattas
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The tour guide that we had was quite knowledgeable and answered our questions about the history. i was more interested in the decor of this historic building.

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This is the oldest government building in Canada where legislators still create laws. The Nova Scotia Legislature has met every year on this hallowed ground since 1819. Located on Hollis Street directly across from the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Province House offers a glimpse...More

Thank SpanishteacherMD
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We passed Province House on the way to breakfast at the Bluenose. We were impressed with the building and flanking statues, and inquired about it with the outside security guards. The friendly guards suggested we take a tour inside; we were so glad that we...More

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