Hours and Accessibility
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The Halifax Citadel National Historic Site is open year-round, but our hours and services change with the seasons:
May 4 to June 30th - 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
July 1 to August 31 - 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
September 1 to October 31 - 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
November 1 to May 6 - The grounds and washrooms are open from 9:00am until 5:00pm. Ghost Tours and other pre-arranged services are available; however, visitor experience services are limited.
There is an on-site paid parking lot for up to 80 cars located inside the fort’s West Ditch. The rate is $3.15 per visit. The Halifax Citadel’s parking lot also has designated areas for tour buses and recreational vehicles, and visitors with disabilities.
The site is wheelchair accessible, including the ramparts, the Army Museum, most ground-level exhibits and the washrooms. Audio-visual films are closed-captioned.
Ramp and gravel on ramparts © Parks Canada/C. Reardon