The Bargain Hunter

Urban art adventure in Downtown Dartmouth

Dartmouth-Cole Harbour
0.5 hours
Free
Year-Round

About This Experience

Take a unique art-walk through Downtown Dartmouth!

Start your walk: Where Portland Street and Alderney Drive intersect.

Walk up Portland Street: Check out several beautiful murals on the sides of buildings – the newest is a giant vintage postcard at 53 Portland Street.

Take a left at Portland Street & King Street, then a right when you get to Ochterloney Street: You’ll happen upon a giant old-fashioned school desk sculpture, complete with giant eraser. These mark the site of the historic Greenvale School, which hosted the very first kindergarten classroom in Canada.

Walk a few minutes up Ochterloney Street: You can’t miss the outdoor menagerie of zoo animal sculptures “living” on the Vetwise Animal Hospital building. See how many you can spot – on the roof, on the lawn, on the porch! Kids LOVE seeing this unique building with all its animals.

 

LOCAL TIP: If you’re up for a longer walk, there are lots of colourful urban murals on the waterfront at Dartmouth Cove (pictured below)!

What to Bring

Walking shoes
Camera

What is Provided

Photos opps!

Things you should know

Daily Availability:Sunday - Saturday
Meetup LocationAlderney Drive & Portland Street
Self-guidedThis is a self-guided tour, so have fun with it! Change up your route, explore the area, and enjoy Downtown Dartmouth.
Free
Dartmouth-Cole Harbour
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