Halifax Sights

Province House

  • 1726 Hollis St. Map It
  • Halifax
  • Government Building

Published 08/08/2014

Fodor's 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.

Sight Information


1726 Hollis St., Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 2Y3, Canada

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • July–early Sept., daily 9–5; Apr.–June and early Sept.–Nov., weekdays 9–4; Dec.–Mar., Mon., Wed., and Fri. 1–4

Published 08/08/2014


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