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Explore the history of sports in Halifax on a self-guided walking tour

Downtown Halifax
2 hours

About This Experience

The Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame has created a free walking tour for you to explore all the historic sporting sites of Halifax!

Follow the guide or grab a booklet at the Hall of Fame museum, and enjoy a self-guided tour around some of the most important sport heritage sites in Halifax.

There are three different routes of varying lengths with 18 points of interest. Each route begins at the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame, where you can start your walk with a free museum visit and a special exhibit featuring artifacts from the places highlighted on the walking routes.


Route 1: Downtown Core Loop

  • Walking time (non-stop): 50 minutes
  • Recommended time: 2 hours
  • Difficulty: Easy-Medium



Route 2: South End Loop

  • Walking time (non-stop): 1 hour 50 minutes
  • Recommended time: 3 hours
  • Difficulty: Medium-Hard



Route 3: North End Loop

  • Walking time (non-stop): 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Recommended time: 2.5 hours
  • Difficulty: Medium


What to Bring

Walking shoes

What is Provided

Booklets with route details
Historical info

Things you should know

Daily Availability:Sunday - Saturday
Meetup LocationNova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame, 1800 Argyle Street, Halifax
HoursYEAR ROUND: Mon-Fri 10am-5pm . JULY & AUGUST Sat-Sun 12pm-4pm
Scotiabank Centre eventsNova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame is also open before all Scotiabank Centre events
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