Bedford Institute of Oceanography

Months of Operation

May 15 - August 31

Hours Of Operation

Mon–Fri 9am–4pm.


1 Challenger Drive, Dartmouth, Halifax Metro


T: 902-426-2373


At Dartmouth end of MacKay Bridge, Princess Margaret Blvd exit. Canada’s leading marine research centre and one of the world’s largest oceanographic establishments. Exhibits on the institute’s programs in fisheries science, oceanography, hydrography, marine geology, species at risk and marine protected areas; Sea Pavilion touch tank and fish lab. Tours (in English and French), by appointment only.

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Facilities / Services

Gift shop
Picnic tables
Wheelchair accessible
Bilingual/Multilingual staff available

Detailed Information

Admission: Admission free.