Accessibility in Halifax

Information on accessibility in Halifax



  • All areas of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia in Halifax are wheelchair accessible. If assistance or a wheelchair is required, please visit their information desk upon arrival.
  • All spaces in the The Maritime Muserum of the Atlantic are wheelchair accessible and also have a wheelchair accessible washroom facility.
  • All floors of the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 are wheelchair accessible. The elevator floor numbers are shown in Braille. Click here for more information on Pier 21’s accessibility.
  • Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market is wheelchair accessible, and has elevators to access the second floor of the building.
  • The Halifax Central Library is universally accessible and includes features such as: elevators, low counters, wheelchair accessibility and assistive technology.
  • The ScotiaBank Centre is fully accessible to persons with disabilities.



  • The Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada is a wheelchair-accessible site. Guided tours are offered throughout the day from early May until the end of October.
  • Should visitors be arriving by cruise ship, theymay contact their cruise line who will request a private shore excursion quote from Ambassatours Gray Line (dependant on vehicle availability). Visitors can customize the tour from 3-7 hours in length.


All trails in the below link that are wheelchair accessible have been marked for 2km return trip on the following trails. These trails have been checked on site by a person who uses a manual wheelchair. Click here for the full list.




For a list of wheelchair accessible restaurants in Halifax click here.