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Visit Province House

Welcome to Province House, home of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly. The legislative building is located in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia at 1726 Hollis Street.

Province House and its grounds, which operate under the jurisdiction of the Speaker of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly, occupy an entire city block bordered by Hollis, Prince, Granville, and George Streets. 

We welcome visitors during normal operational hours year-round.

Building access hours and tour schedule
Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Things to know before you go

  • If you are not feeling well, showing any COVID-19 symptoms, or have come in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 please stay home. We ask that everyone does a self-assessment before visiting.

What we are doing to create a safer space

The following practices have been put in place to protect you and our staff:

  • In roped off areas, all visitors must stand behind the rope.
  • Hand sanitizing stations have been installed throughout the building for your use.
  • We ask that all visitors follow the hygiene protocols posted in washrooms and throughout the building.
  • We are committed to continue assessing these new changes and to implement further changes for visitor and staff safety as Public Health guidelines change.

What to do at Province House

Watch proceedings: Observe a sitting of the House of Assembly or the proceedings of a committee. 

Take a tour: Learn about the history and architectural features of this National Historic Site.

Visit the Legislative Library: Consult the extensive historical collection or just relax with a book in this Victorian gem in the heart of Province House.