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Current Exhibits

Current Exhibits

The Carriage Room Photography Studio

Come and visit our recreation of a 19th-century Photographic Studio to learn how the art of photography has developed through the years. Peer into the past through the lenses of select antique cameras, and witness the process of creating wet-plate photographs.

This feature exhibit is on display in the lower level of Evergreen House.

Rare Dartmouth Maps

A look at the art of the cartographer from 1755 through ‘til the 1960’s through examples from our permanent collection.

This feature exhibit is on display in the main level of Evergreen House.

Explosion! Dartmouth’s Ordeal of the 1917 Disaster

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To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Harbour Explosion, the Dartmouth Heritage Museum presents the exhibit, Explosion! Dartmouth’s Ordeal of the 1917 Disaster. This exhibit will explore and reflect on the impact of the event on Dartmouth. It will focus on the cause of the Explosion and how Dartmouth residents worked together to rebuild their community. This exhibit will include oral histories from survivors, eyewitness accounts, and artifacts from affected homes and families. The exhibit will be on display at Evergreen and run from July 14 until January 2018.

Sponsorship opportunities are available for this exhibit – more here.

Upcoming Exhibits