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Field trips not to be forgotten

The Halifax Citadel National Historic Site offers fun and educational programming for teachers interested in unique field trip excursions. This package provides the curriculum, classroom and on-site experience for a truly memorable lesson – ensuring this field trip will be one not soon forgotten.

Citadel School Days: Students learn about Victorian lifestyle by assuming roles of the era as pupils in the Citadel’s regimental school. Students sample the dress, behaviour, materials and lessons from that bygone time under the direction of our costumed schoolmaster or his assistant.

The Citadel School Days is:

  • Suitable for students in Grades 4 through 6.
  • Available May 7 - October 31

Submit your booking requests to [email protected] and we will contact you to discuss the details. 




All donations received are used to bring history to life at the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, by hiring young men and women to portray the British Garrison in Halifax at the time of our nation's birth.