Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, Halifax

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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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  • Amazing how many families came through here. The displays and artifacts are really something. Be prepared to do lots of reading though…very impressive museum nonetheless. 
    Amazing how many families came through here. The displays and artifacts are really something. Be prepared to do lots of reading though…very impressive museum nonetheless.  more »
  • We had a nice time in this museum full of interesting information on immigration to Canada through Halifax (till ‘70) and the building during those times. It was too bad that the film that many... 
    We had a nice time in this museum full of interesting information on immigration to Canada through Halifax (till ‘70) and the building during those times. It was too bad that the film that many...  more »
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  • A lot of our past is in that building. It's our Canadian Heritage
  • We first visited the permanent exhibit in 2020 and learned about immigration to Canada through Pier 21 including ancestors from the Ukraine who later migrated west to Manitoba. The Family History Centre researcher was excellent. We walked-in and in less than 20 minutes, she provided us with valuable papers we did not have on both sets of my grandparents' arrival in Halifax.

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