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Province House Review

Charles Dickens proclaimed this structure, now a National Historic Site, "a gem of Georgian architecture." Erected in 1819 to house Britain's first overseas self-government, the sandstone building still serves as the meeting place for the provincial legislature. The politicos' proceedings are notoriously dull, but the free tours of the building yield many interesting tidbits.

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  • Address: 1726 Hollis St., Halifax, NS B3J 2Y3 | Map It
  • Phone: 902/424–5982
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: July–early Sept., daily 9–5; Apr.–June and early Sept.–Nov., weekdays 9–4; Dec.–Mar., Mon., Wed., and Fri. 1–4
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  • Location: Halifax
Updated: 11-15-2013

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