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Pier 21 National Historic Site

1055 Marginal Rd
Halifax, NS  B3H 4P7

(902) 425-7770

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August 01, 2015

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The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21--Canada's sixth national museum--collects, shares and pays tribute to the Canadian immigration story.

History

Established in 1999

Pier 21 is a National Historic Site which was the gateway to Canada for almost one million immigrants between 1928 and 1971. It also served as the departure point for 500,000 Canadian military personnel... more

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3.5 star rating
July 24, 2015

nice place to visit on a cruise

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3.5 star rating
November 11, 2014

Before our Titanic excursion, we were wondering around Pier 21 and found the museum. We had no idea of the history about Pier 21. The museum is great. We didn't do the guided tour, but I have heard good things about it. The museum is not big, but there is a lot to read and take in. It was so interesting, I ended up buying a couple of books at the gift shop to learn more.

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3.5 star rating
March 09, 2014

Guided tours are great. Sheila is amazing. Not a typical museum in that it doesn't have rooms full of artifacts but the photo and visual displays are wonderful. The building itself is impressive - Canada's "immigration shed" - the first touch of Canada for more than a million newcomers and point of departure for half a million military service personnel.

Although I didn't use it, the... more

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