Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, Halifax

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Historic Site · History Museum
Understand how a country can change and benefit through multiculturalism at Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, a museum raising awareness of immigration in Canada. Find out what it was like to immigrate though pier 21, and see how immigrants have contributed to the country's culture up to the present day. Check out what's on display at the museum's temporary exhibits, which change regularly. Don't miss the gift shop, which stocks books, clothing, and signature products, the proceeds of which support the museum's ongoing research into immigration and genealogy. Plan your Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 visit and explore what else you can see and do in Halifax using our Halifax trip planning app.
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  • A place full of history. One of our favourites, and it's not expensive. We really enjoyed our visit. People it's really kind.  more »
  • Was looking forward to going here and it did not disappoint! It was a good size, had lots of variety and interesting stories. We enjoyed a healthy lunch in the cafe too. It was in a good location...  more »
  • The stories presented in the museum were very interesting and educational. As an immigrant myself, I felt very moved by them. I recommend this museum to everyone. If you are interested in understanding the experience of immigrants and the many reasons they choose to leave their countries, this place will be eye opening. It's also a great way to learn about some of the history of Halifax and Canada.
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