Georges Island National Historic Site
Sat to Sun: 11:20 AM – 5:00 PM
__truncato_root__>Plan your visit to Georges Island National Historic Site in the heart of halifax harbour, the place the Mi’kmaq called Kjipuktuk or “The Great Harbour.” Enjoy scenic views from a new perspective and immerse yourself in the rich history of Halifax! Take a self-guided tour of the fort or a guided tour of the historic tunnels! Discover how this small island and its fortifications played a large role as a prison, as an internment camp for Acadians, in the development of Nova Scotia, and in the defence of Canada. Georges Island is one of five national historic sites in Halifax which are known collectively as the Halifax Defence Complex.