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Old Town Clock
Old Town Clock

Old Town Clock

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As one of the most recognizable landmarks in Halifax’s historic core, the Old Town Clock gets its fair share of visitors. Ordered by Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and then commander-in-chief of all military forces in British North America, the tower was built as a way to potentially resolve the unpunctuality of the local garrison. Completed in 1803, the three-tiered tower is built in the utmost classic Palladian style, with an irregular octagon tower built atop a one storey white clapboard building.

The clock –which, in true Roman fashion, shows the 4 as IIII and not IV for aesthetic symmetry- was constructed by House of Vulliamy, a respected Royal Clockmakers based in London. Although ancient, the clock is in excellent shape, having undergone several renovation works throughout the years, and is still in use to this day. In fact, it could be said that the Old Town Clock has been keeping the people of Halifax on time for the last two centuries! Because of its historical associations, the Halifax Town Clock is a Classified Federal Heritage Building.

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9am-5pm; until 6pm from July 1-Aug 31
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Halifax Tourist Scavenger Hunt

Halifax Tourist Scavenger Hunt

Are you planning a visit to Halifax, Nova Scotia? Our Tourist Scavenger Hunt will take you from the public gardens to Halifax Harbor and its museums, by way of the Citadel! You will have to solve challenges at every stop along the way to discover your next destination. At each step, you will learn a little history as well as interesting facts about what surrounds you.
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  • 2 to 3 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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Halifax Churches and Graveyards GPS-Guided Audio Walking Tour

Halifax Churches and Graveyards GPS-Guided Audio Walking Tour

Keep the professional tour guide experience, ditch the crowded tour groups, tight schedules and high prices. Live GPS map shows where you are and where to go next. As you get close, tour guide commentary will automatically play! On this 5 km tour, as well as the churches, gardens and graveyards, you'll explore the many tourist attractions, historical buildings, artwork and statues that make up this must-see section of the city. Highlights include Victoria Park, the Old Burying Ground, St. Mary's Basilica, the Halifax Citadel, the Old Town Clock and more! Don't just see Halifax, hear what it has to say! The tour also comes with a fun location based trivia game. After the commentary plays, look at your device and tap your guess at the answer. See your score as you go! Getting started is easy, just book the tour, download the app and go. Note: the number of travelers you select is the number of devices you can download the tour too.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Half-Day Historical Tour of Halifax

Half-Day Historical Tour of Halifax

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This tour is about Halifax's Remarkable History including Titanic and Halifax Explosion Sites and the Stories and Miracles of these Two Historic Tragedies. Van and Full Size SUV are equipped with a microphone to the speaker system and the Van has a large tablet mounted to roof to show Guests Videos and Photos to enhance your Tour experience so you have a Memorable, Unique Tour of Historic Halifax
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  • 6 hours
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Old Town Clock hours of operation: 9am-5pm; until 6pm from July 1-Aug 31. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.

We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Old Town Clock can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 3 Old Town Clock tickets and tours on Viator.

Currently, an entrance ticket to Old Town Clock costs USD 5.03. Guided Old Town Clock tours start around USD 5.03 per person. See all 3 Old Town Clock tickets and tours on Viator.