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Happy Birthday, Joseph Howe

On this day in 1804, Joseph Howe was born in Halifax. He was one of the most notable Nova Scotian political figures of the nineteenth century. He was a politician, public servant, journalist, and poet. In 1827, at the age...

A Wonderful Reception

Thank you to all who attended our Halifax Explosion 100th Anniversary reception on Wednesday. It was a wet day, but that didn’t seem to dampen anyone’s spirits. We appreciate all those who ventured out for our event and for the...

It’s Christmas Cheer & Song Time!

It’s time again for our annual Christmas Cheer & Song event! You’re invited to join us this year on December 16 for an open house. Drop in between 1:30-4:00 to enjoy carols, cookies, crafts and visit the Museum.  Guests will...

Help Us Make Hunger History

Help us make hunger history this December. Here at the Dartmouth Heritage Museum, our mandate is to protect, preserve, and promote our heritage. We are therefore invested in insuring a future for our community, and food insecurity threatens that future....

Halifax Explosion 100th Anniversary in Dartmouth

The Dartmouth Historical Association’s annual memorial service to honour the Dartmouth victims of the Halifax Explosion will take place December 6 at 11:30 am at Mont-Blanc Cannon Park. The Park is located on the corner of Albro Lake Road and...

Brownies Visit Evergreen

Today, we were delighted to welcome some local Brownies and their leaders to Evergreen House. Shannon guided them through the house and helped them learn about the Halifax Explosion with interactive activities. A good time was had by all (especially...

Dartmouth Heritage Museum Closed for Remembrance Day

Evergreen House will be closed Saturday, November 11 to observe Remembrance Day. We will re-open Tuesday, November 14 at 10 am. Lest we forget.     Related: Dartmouth’s Remembrance Day Ceremony Due to the construction around Sullivan’s Pond because of the...

Help Us Revitalize the Garden at Quaker House!

We need your help! Councillor Sam Austin has introduced a great new initiative to distribute his allotted District Capital Funds and the Museum is participating. What is it, you ask? The Councillor is giving the residents of Dartmouth Centre the...

Hallowe’en at Helen’s a Haunting Event!

A sold out crowd was on hand Saturday, October 28 to celebrate Hallowe’en at Dartmouth Heritage Museum’s Evergreen House. They were treated to an afternoon of spooky stories by Elinor Benjamin, Nancy Muzzatti and Patricia Dickson from the Storytellers Circle...

[Update] Celebrate Hallowe’en at Helen’s!

Update October 27: This event is now sold out. Thank you all for supporting the Dartmouth Heritage Museum! Happy Halloween! Join us on Saturday, October 28 from 2-4 pm for a spooktacular afternoon of ghostly and ghoulish tales in the home...