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Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada

Ghost Tour: Dare to be scared

Ghost tour, Halifax Citadel National Historic Site Dare to be scared
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You descend into the chambers of the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site when, suddenly, you feel something. Was it a hand? A breath? You clutch your lantern and grab someone’s arm, not knowing what lurks around the corner. Welcome to the Halifax Citadel Ghost Tour.

There are many legends of ghosts haunting this historic British fort. Are they true? That’s for you to decide. But we’ll share them with you as we slip into the shadows of the Halifax Citadel. Just remember: stay close to your guide. You never know what lurks in the dark.


Public ghost tours are offered Friday and Saturday evenings July 11-October 25, 2014. Additional tours available in September and October.

Private group tours are offered year-round. All tours are weather permitting.


Tours begin at 8:30p.m. at the front entrance kiosk.


70 minutes


Public tours are offered in English only. Private group tours are offered year-round in English and in French. 

For more information or to book a private tour, call 902-426-1990 or email

Public tours fees:

Adult (17+): $12
Youth (6-16): $8
Family: $35 (2 Adults/2 Youth)
Tax included.
Please note - cash only.