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Province House

1726 Hollis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2Y3, Canada
+1 902-424-4661
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Oldest provincial Parliament building still in use in Canada; a visit to its legislative library is recommended.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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1726 Hollis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2Y3, Canada
Downtown Halifax
+1 902-424-4661
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the oldest government building in Canada where legislators still create laws. The Nova Scotia Legislature has met every year on this hallowed ground since 1819. Located on Hollis Street directly across from the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Province House offers a glimpse...More

Thank SpanishteacherMD
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We passed Province House on the way to breakfast at the Bluenose. We were impressed with the building and flanking statues, and inquired about it with the outside security guards. The friendly guards suggested we take a tour inside; we were so glad that we...More

1  Thank Disneybus
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Like many other reviewers, we stumbled onto this tour. We went by Province House intending only to view the outside, not realizing there was a free tour of the inside. But as we were viewing the exterior, taking photographs, a friendly guard told us that...More

Thank Robert J
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Very classy place - just wander in and be prepared to surrender all your worldly possessions to security to get them back again. Tight security, but extremely friendly and helpful, and the guide obviously loves politics and is extremely knowledgeable. Everyone who works there appears...More

Thank novicetraveller924
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Were pleasantly surprised to find building open on weekend, and were treated to a fine tour by a student from Edmonton. A quaint parliament building housing the province's government with its 52 MPs.

Thank armeniana
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Popped into Province House to look around. The security guards gave us a very warm welcome & then guide arrived to show us public rooms. It is very interesting , free & very well worth the time. They even gave us free postcards.

Thank jagga103
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We had a well done guided tour, by a friendly, knowledgable young lady. She was very easy to understand, and was able to explain political facts in a manner that makes it easy to understand for those not so politically minded. Province house is extremely...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We stumbled by chance on a sign on the sidewalk offering free tours. We were delighted by this free tour. We were the only visitors and our guide Luke was passionate about the events which took place in this building and its furniture. He answered...More

Thank stism
Reviewed 19 March 2016

We stopped by on Saturday, March 12 at about 2pm. The building was locked. In response to our testing the front door, a security guard appeared and said that they are never open on Saturdays. TripAdvisor information about the hours for this site is possibly...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 14 January 2016

I find this place really interesting as our laws are discussed here and other changes that effect us here in the Province. It is also very interesting to walk around and visit.

1  Thank dgg123
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