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Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada

The 78th Highlanders Experience

girl getting dressed in 78th Highlander uniform © Parks Canada

Go Back in Time!

Quick March! “Enlist” as members of the famed 78th Highlanders in this fun and immersive experience. Your host, a kilted Highlander, will guide you through a series of hands-on activities. Sign your enlistment papers, try on caps and uniforms, march as a recruit, lend a hand to a cannon crew, and find out how bagpipes work as you explore the ramparts and tunnels of this massive stone fort.

Participants Receive:

Reproduction English shilling from 1869 and reproduction enlistment papers

Refreshment consisting of tea or lemonade and a scone

Time to enjoy the site on their own following the conclusion of the main program

Booking Details:

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Contact the Halifax Citadel Orderly Room at (902) 426-1990, or


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