Halifax History

Trace your roots at the Scotiabank Family History Centre at Pier 21

Downtown Halifax
1 hour
All Year

About This Experience

Trace your family roots! The Scotiabank Family History Centre is a free reference service to help you trace your own family immigration story.

Just as Pier 21 was the beginning of a new life for almost one million immigrants, the journey into your family history could also start here. With personalized and individual assistance, our professional staff will trace your genealogy onsite. Immigration records, vital statistics, church and census records, books and regional histories are just some of the sources used by staff for this unique service offered by the Museum.

Experienced researcher or just starting out, a visit to the Scotiabank Family History Centre at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 will help you discover your family story!



Things you should know

AccessibilityWheelchair accessible
Daily Availability:Sunday - Saturday
Hours9:30am - 5:30pm
Admission not requiredMuseum admission is not required to access the Scotiabank Family History Centre
FeesCopies of records are available for a research and processing fee of $15.00 + tax. Clip-framed, customized ship images can be purchased for $20.00.
Get help findingImmigration Records, genealogy and ship information
Location Located on the ground floor level of the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
Downtown Halifax
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