Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax - Canada

Whenever you travel to Canada don’t miss the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax.

Maritime Museum in Halifax

The museum is dedicated to seafaring has several changing exhibitions. The main collection is composed of shipping equipment from different eras and provides a comprehensive overview of the history of seafaring and fishing.

A second large collection shows model ships whose main piece is the detailed replica of the RMS Franconia II, the famous ship of the Cunard Line.

Exhibit of the Titanic

A special section deals with the Titanic, who collided with an iceberg 600 miles off Halifax. At that time the dead, injured and survivors were then taken to Halifax. The original protocol of the radio messages documenting the events of that night document is also shown besides many original objects from the doomed ship.

Another exhibition is dedicated to the Vikings and her landing in Newfoundland. Parts of the  exhibits originate from Sweden.

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