Location

The Lord Nelson Hotel will be hosting the majority of events for the ALM Conference.  Some events, however, will be held just a short walk down Spring Garden Road at the Halifax Central LibraryClick here to see a map of the surrounding area.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Lord Nelson Hotel - 1515 South Park Street, Halifax, NS

 

 

 

 

 

 

Booking information:
•    Call: 1-800-565-2020
•    Reserve online: http://lordnelsonhotel.ca/
•    A conference rate of $159.00 for a “Classic” guest room has been negotiated. 
•    To receive this rate, let them know that you are registering for the “ALM Conference” when you reserve your room.
•    Parking is available for $22.95 per night.

Driving Directions:
From the Airport:
•    From the airport you will take Highway 102 towards Halifax/Dartmouth.
•    From the Highway 102 you will take Highway 118 to the Highway 111 towards the Murray MacKay Bridge.
•    The toll for the bridge is $1.00
•    Once over the bridge you will take Robie St.
•    Continue straight on Robie St, until Spring Garden Road (7th set of lights).
•    You will then turn left onto Spring Garden Rd; go through one set of lights, then at the second set of lights, you will turn left onto South Park St.
•    The hotel will be on your right.

From the South Shore:
•    Enter Highway 103.
•    Highway 103 will take you through the South Shore to the outskirts of Halifax.
•    From Highway 103 you will take Exit #2 (Armdale Rotary/St Margaret's Bay Rd).
At the bottom of the exit turn right, then immediately get into the left hand lane - St Margaret's Bay Rd.
•    Continue to follow St Margaret's Bay Rd; you will end up at the Armdale Rotary.
Take the Quinpool Rd exit.
•    Follow Quinpool Rd until you come to a large intersection.
•    Take a hard right onto Robie Street. At the second set of lights turn left onto Spring Garden Road; go through one set of lights, then turn left onto South Park Street.
•    The hotel will be on your right.

From Yarmouth:
•    Enter Highway 101.
•    The Highway 101 ends at Lower Sackville - watch for an exit sign to the Highway 102 toward Halifax.
•    Follow Hwy 102 until you reach the city of Halifax. Go straight through five sets of lights.
•    Take a right at the next set of lights onto Robie St.
•    Continue straight on Robie St, then turn left onto Spring Garden Rd; go through one set of lights, then turn left onto South Park St (at the next set of lights).
•    The hotel will be on your right.

 

Halifax Central Library - 5440 Spring Garden Road, Halifax, NS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Halifax Public Libraries is hosting the ALM Conference.  While you are here, take a few minutes (or hours!) to check out the new Central Library (or sign up to take a guided tour!)

 

Pre-Conference Locations

We have 4 Pre-Conference Sessions planned, they will be held in one of the following locations:

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic 2nd Floor Meeting Room 1675 Lower Water St, Halifax
Museum of Natural History Auditorium 1747 Summer St, Halifax
Nova Scotia Archives Akins Room 6016 University Ave, Halifax

 

 

Parking
Parking in downtown Halifax can be a bit of a challenge.  This map is provided to identify most of the available public parking lots available in and around Spring Garden Road.  Other lots may be available.  Parking costs will vary by lot.

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