What are some things to do in Nova Scotia?


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Some tourist attractions in Nova Scotia include the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, the Halifax Public Gardens and Alexander Keith's Brewery. The Brewery, located in Halifax, offers individual and family tickets and free admission for children under 10. Visitors to the brewery are welcomed by period-costumed actors and tour guides who chronicle the history of the beer and Alexander Keith himself.

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What are some things to do in Nova Scotia?
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The Maritime Halifax Museum of the Atlantic has a range of exhibitions and events intended to give visitors an insight into Nova Scotia's maritime history. Exhibits chronicle the transition from small-scale boats to sailboats and steam ships, including the history of the Titanic and its relationship to the region. Visitors also have the opportunity to sit in a replica Titanic deck chair. Other permanent exhibits focus on the Cunard 175 and the Halifax Explosion.

The Halifax Public Gardens also provide visitors with a glimpse into Nova Scotia's history, having been founded in 1836 and recognized as a National Historic Site in 1984. The gardens feature heritage plants, landscape design and Victorian statues and fountains, many of which were installed between 1872 and 1915. Of interest to horticultural enthusiasts are the range of plants on site, including linden, elm and a variety of colorful tropical species.

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