Army Museum, Halifax Citadel

5425 Sackville St, Halifax, Canada


(902) 422-5979

May to October

About Army Museum at Halifax Citadel

The Army Museum is dedicated to the collection, preservation and exhibition of material related to the military history of Atlantic Canada.


What to Do at Army Museum?

Things to Do at the Army Museum, Halifax Citadel

The Army Museum at the Halifax Citadel has more than 70,000 military artifacts that showcases the military history of Atlantic Canada.

Learn about the Canadian Soldiers who dedicated their lives and mission during the Second World War at the The Trail of the Canadian Army, 1939-1945 exhibition. Visitors can follow the trail of the Canadian army at the Army Museum and discover how the soldiers played an important role in some of the most pivotal moments of the war.

The Army Museum also holds a huge collection of military medals dating back to the earliest days of the country’s history, which tells the powerful story of a soldier’s service and sacrifice in times of conflict.

Appreciate the sacrifices made by Canadians who fought in the First World War at The Road to Vimy and Beyond exhibition.

See strange and oddly beautiful creations, handcrafted by soldiers using military ordnance and hardware at the Trench Art collection.

Explore unique collection of war art by Jessica Wiebe that features the unique depiction of the country’s military experience in Afghanistan, war souvenirs sent home from the front line, extensive military badge collections and other related artifacts.

When to visit Army Museum?

Army Museum, Halifax Citadel Hours

May 07 to June 30 | 9 am to 5 pm

July 01 to Aug 31 | 9 am to 6 pm

Sept 01 to Oct 31 | 9 am to 5 pm

Remembrance Day (Nov 11) | 10 am to 2 pm

Vimy Day (April 9) | 10 am to 2 pm

Off-Seasons – Private Tours Available for organizations and individuals

Time required to visit:

1 – 3 hrs, depending on interest

How much will it cost to visit Army Museum?



Free with fee to the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site ($3.7 – $11.70). Free in 2017 (Canada’s 150 celebration)

Types of payment accepted – Mastercard, Visa, Amex, Cash, Debit

How to get tickets?
At the Door

How to get to Army Museum?


Located on the second floor of the Cavalier Building of the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site.
5425 Sackville St. Halifax
Lat: 44.38760 Lon: -63.34637
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Parking: Paid Parking – $3.15 per visit.

Public Transit Accessible – within a short walking distance of the site.

What about amenities and accessibility?


Wheel chair accessible
Service animals allowed

The site is wheelchair accessible. Audio-visual films are closed-captioned.


Wash rooms/ family friendly
Café – Coffee Bar on the grounds

Gift Shop on the grounds


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