We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Must see in Halifax

Halifax was our last leg of a month long vacation and we made it a point to see Fairview Lawn... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cottage Grove, Minnesota
Titanic Gravestone

The Fairview Cemetery is the resting place for 121 of the souls lost in the Titanic disaster. You... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Halifax, Canada
Read all 715 reviews
All photos (352)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“titanic victims”(107 reviews)
“buried here”(58 reviews)
“unknown child”(37 reviews)
The final and noteworthy resting place for many of the victims of the Titanic.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
3720 Windsor Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3A5, Canada
+1 902-490-4883
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Halifax
from USD 44.31
More Info
from USD 32.89
More Info
from USD 61.16
More Info
from USD 211.96
More Info
Reviews (715)
Filter reviews
689 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews titanic victims buried here unknown child final resting place titanic disaster who lost their lives grave stones somber place moving experience white star line titanic buff titanic area tour guide shore excursion interesting stories halifax explosion well worth the visit
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 689 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

Halifax was our last leg of a month long vacation and we made it a point to see Fairview Lawn Cemetery. The main attraction is the area set aside for more than 100 victims of the Titanic disaster. Most of the headstones are the same...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank StevoinMinnesoto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Halifax has one of the most famous grave stones due to the movie Titantic ,We visited here this past summer with our Visiters from South America.The area has a lot of very old graves especially from the famous ship disaster,Very sad and informative creates a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank justindug
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Fairview Cemetery is the resting place for 121 of the souls lost in the Titanic disaster. You can see the monument to the lives lost April 15, 1912. This well kept cemetery, established in 1893 is easy to find and can be a quick...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MFGiles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Viewing these gravestones and the inscriptions would be a poignant experience with historical significance for anyone who has any knowledge of the Titanic tragedy. Our guide knew the history and shared some of the DNA evidence used to establish some the identities of the victims....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BandBs
Reviewed 2 December 2018

Amazing part of History, Being there where Titanic victims were laid to rest over 100 years ago is an incredible part of history, chilling is another way I describe the experience

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Doug M
Reviewed 29 November 2018

Not many people would visit a gravesite other than to visit the resting placing of family or friends. The Fairview Lawn Cemetary does, however, carry the distinction of being the resting place for several hundred of the Titanic victims. Many of the graves have the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank GlenMcKenzie1
Reviewed 26 November 2018

many of those interred were unknown by name. Therefore, only a number was assigned with descriptions of the person being buried. As science has progressed, relatives have asked for bodies to be disinterred and DNA tests performed. For some the numbers have been replaced by...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank plschilt
Reviewed 26 November 2018

We stopped by here to visit the graves of the Titanic victims. It was very interesting but heartbreaking at the same time. This is a very interesting cemetary (I know that's a strange thing to say) It is separated into different sections with different graves...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ellen804207
Reviewed 23 November 2018

We visiting the cemetery solely for the purpose of visiting the graves of those who were killed in the sinking of the Titanic. Makes the disaster feel 'more real' and not just a movie or book.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 197JayBee1966
Reviewed 22 November 2018

A little known story. Halifax was the closest port to where the Titanic went down, yet it was several days before boats could get out there to retrieve bodies. Over the years, they have identified more of them, including an 18 month old child. It's...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cfuller603
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 28 nearby hotels
Chebucto Inn
80 reviews
.83 km away
Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel
1,537 reviews
2.34 km away
Fountain View Guest House
37 reviews
2.67 km away
Commons Inn
237 reviews
2.69 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 847 nearby restaurants
Mexico Lindo
104 reviews
.82 km away
89 reviews
.36 km away
Ken's Seafood and Pizza
12 reviews
.91 km away
Freeman's Fairview
28 reviews
.75 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 269 nearby attractions
Africville Museum
30 reviews
1.37 km away
Seaview Memorial Park
20 reviews
1.37 km away
Gray Line Halifax
44 reviews
.49 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Sarah P
28 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 12 answers
Response from Bill Z | Reviewed this property |
We visited on a Saturday with the cemetery open to the public.
5 April 2018|
Response from Kelly D |
We took a Fall Cruise from Boston to Halifax during October but it was a few years ago. The weather was nice the entire time (mid 60s). Just had to wear a light jacket. I hope you are as lucky!
4 April 2018|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from 869diannea | Reviewed this property |
We have actually been there twice. Once, we walked off the ship and hired a limo for the day with another couple. It worked out very well. The second time, we rented a car and just walked to the car rental office which... More