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.

Province House

1726 Hollis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2Y3, Canada
+1 902-424-4661
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Only by tour

you can only see the Province House by tour and those do not run continiously. We just missed a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Clarina P
,
San Francisco
Birthplace of Freedom of the Press

We had a wonderful visit. Not to be missed is the exhibit on Joseph Howe and his trial to secure... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gerald L
,
Grande Prairie, Canada
Read all 75 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Oldest provincial Parliament building still in use in Canada; a visit to its legislative library is recommended.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION
1726 Hollis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2Y3, Canada
Downtown Halifax
CONTACT
Website
+1 902-424-4661
Write a ReviewReviews (75)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

you can only see the Province House by tour and those do not run continiously. We just missed a tour and it was 2 hours for the next one

Thank Clarina P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful visit. Not to be missed is the exhibit on Joseph Howe and his trial to secure freedom of the press. The building is beautifully maintained and the staff super friendly.

Thank Gerald L
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Found this by accident, it was were we picked up the bus to return to the port. Lovely building, security more than willing to tell you about everything.

Thank Jean M
Reviewed 25 September 2017

It is possibly the best attraction in Halifax. Beautifuly maintained. The guide was very knowledgable Security staff and local police were good fun to talk to.

Thank Rita6668
Reviewed 16 September 2017

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 16 September 2017

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 4 September 2017

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 28 August 2017

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 23 August 2017

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 20 August 2017

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
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
The Auction House
374 reviews
.13 km away
McKelvie's Delishes Fishes Dishes
1,035 reviews
.11 km away
The Press Gang Restaurant & Oyster Bar
703 reviews
.12 km away
The Old Triangle Irish Ale House
1,157 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby Attractions
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
2,476 reviews
.21 km away
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
276 reviews
.05 km away
Neptune Theatre
165 reviews
.24 km away
St. Paul's Church
130 reviews
.11 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Province House staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit