Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

1055 Marginal Rd, Halifax, NS B3H 4P7, Canada

The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 (also known as simply ‘Pier 21') is the location where over one million immigrants entered Canada for the first time from 1928-1971. Similar to New York’s Ellis Island, today Pier 21 has been transformed into a museum that documents the building’s history and the history of those who entered into Canada this way along with a bit about their lives and journeys.

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The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 (also known as simply ‘Pier 21') is the location where over one million immigrants entered Canada for the first time from 1928-1971. Similar to New York’s Ellis Island, today Pier 21 has been transformed into a museum that documents the building’s history and the history of those who entered into Canada this way along with a bit about their lives and journeys.

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