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Province House Tours and Activities

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Officially known as the Nova Scotia House of Assembly, Province House is yet another one of the many National Historic Sites of Canada in the capital city. This is where the Nova Scotia Legislature has met every year since 1819, making it Province House the longest serving legislative building in Canada. It was also the first form of responsible government in the British Empire outside the United Kingdom, and it therefore played a significant role in the development of responsible government, parliamentary democracy and freedom of the press in Canada.

An imposing three-story building, Province House is often regarded as being the finest example of Georgian-Palladian architecture on this side of the pond – famed writer Charles Dickens even called Province House “a gem of Georgian architecture” upon his visit in 1842. Province House consists of the Nova Scotia Legislative Assembly room, home to the Nova Scotia's elected legislature, the Library, which is the former Supreme Court, the Red Chamber, formerly the meeting place of the Nova Scotia Council and later the Legislative Council, and of course, the court yard.

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Monday-Friday 9am to 4pm Saturday-Sunday 10am to 4pm
1726 Hollis St, Halifax, B3J 2Y3
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Half-Day Historical Tour of Halifax

Half-Day Historical Tour of Halifax

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
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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What are Province House hours of operation?
Province House hours of operation: Monday-Friday 9am to 4pm Saturday-Sunday 10am to 4pm. 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.
Should I book Province House tickets in advance?
We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Province House 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 1 Province House tickets and tours on Viator.
How much does it cost to visit Province House 2021?
Currently, an entrance ticket to Province House costs USD 109.98. Guided Province House tours start around USD 109.98 per person. See all 1 Province House tickets and tours on Viator.
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