Hours of operation

July 6, 2020 to September 9, 2020
Open Monday to Sunday
10 am to 4:30 pm

September 10, 2020 to October 31, 2020
Open Monday to Sunday
10 am to 4 pm

The grounds are open year-round. 

Our hours and services change with the seasons:

  • May 1 to 31: shoulder season
  • June 1 to September 9: peak season
  • September 10 to October 31: shoulder season


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.