Hours of operation

The grounds are open year-round.

Our hours and services change with the seasons:

May 21 to 31: shoulder season

  • Open Monday to Sunday
    10 am to 4 pm

June 1 to September 15: peak season

  • Open Monday to Sunday
    10 am to 4 pm

September 16 to October 31: shoulder season

  • Open Monday to Sunday
    10 am to 4 pm

Parking

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.

Accessibility

The site is wheelchair accessible, including the ramparts, the Army Museum, most ground-level exhibits and the washrooms. Audio-visual films are closed-captioned.