Three days in Halifax gives you enough time to enjoy the town itself—its history, heritage, and modern culture—but also experience some of the highlights of Nova Scotia, including Peggy’s Cove, Lunenburg, Mahone Bay, or the Annapolis Valley wine country.
July-Aug: Mon & Fri 11am-4pm; Sat-Sun 10am-4pm
Barrington Street, Halifax, B3J 1Z2
Government House is located in downtown Halifax on Barrington Street. Several bus routes offered by Metro Transit stop in the vicinity of Government House, including routes 7, 9, 35 and 41. It is not advised to travel to Government House by car as there is not parking available onsite. Government House is open to the public for 30-minute long guided tours during July and August on Fridays and Mondays between 11am and 4pm as well as on Saturdays and Sundays between 10am and 4pm. Admission is free of charge.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What are the nearest attractions to Government House?
What else should I know about attractions in Halifax?
- Alexander Keith's Brewery
- Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
- Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market
- Halifax Citadel National Historic Site
- St. Paul's Anglican Church
- Province House
- Spring Garden Road
- Halifax City Hall
- Halifax Public Gardens
- Halifax Cruise Port
- Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
- Halifax Harbour
- Point Pleasant Park
- Fairview Lawn Cemetery
- Old Town Clock