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Evergreen House Temporarily Closed due to Road Construction

Due to construction taking place on Newcastle Street and the surrounding area restricting road access, Evergreen House will be temporarily closed to the public from Friday, October 13 until Friday, October 20. All going well with the construction, we will return to regular...

Job Posting – Curator/Manager

The Dartmouth Heritage Museum is seeking an energetic and innovative Curator/Manager. Find the job posting here. Please submit cover letter and resume to: Dartmouth Heritage Museum, Dartmouth Nova Scotia, B2Y 3M5, Attention: Debra Barlow, DHMS Board of Directors or preferably:...

Happy World Teachers Day!

Happy #WorldTeachersDay to all teachers past and present! Thank you for your tireless effort and for supporting museums. Enjoy this photo from our collection of teachers at Park School taking a little break. Much needed, we’re sure.   Date unknown....

Executive Director Announcement

Message from the Chair of the Board: Please be advised that Ms. Bonnie Elliott, Executive Director of the Dartmouth Heritage Museum Society, has left to pursue other career opportunities. The Board of the Museum wish to thank Ms. Elliott for...

Help Us Celebrate Helen Creighton’s Birthday on September 5

The Dartmouth Heritage Museum is delighted to present, in partnership with the Helen Creighton Folklore Society, a special viewing of the National Film Board Production, A Sigh and a Wish: Helen Creighton’s Maritimes on September 5, Helen’s birthday, at 7:00 pm in...

MP Darren Fisher Visits Evergreen

On Wednesday, August 23, we were happy to welcome to Evergreen House Darren Fisher, Member of Parliament for Dartmouth-Cole Harbour. He stopped in for a tour of the house and of our new exhibit, Explosion! Dartmouth’s Ordeal of the 1917...

Baker Diary Describes Halifax Explosion

The Dartmouth Heritage Museum’s (DHM) explosion exhibit, titled “Explosion! Dartmouth’s Ordeal of the 1917 Disaster,” commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion. It opened to the public on July 14, 2017 and is scheduled to remain until January 2018....

Entertainment Added to Afternoon Tea at Evergreen

We are pleased to announce that guests at our Friday afternoon teas in August and on September 1 will be treated to music from siblings, Alistair and Lydia Maksym, and their mother, Jennifer Publicover. They will offer guests an enjoyable...

Evergreen to Host Tall Ships Viewing Party & Old Fashioned Fair on August 1

This year marks the 150th anniversary of Evergreen House and the 50th anniversary of the Dartmouth Heritage Society. With so many anniversaries to celebrate we had to throw a party! Join us on August 1 (no rain date) from 11...

Harbour Explosion Exhibit Now Open at Dartmouth Heritage Museum

Explosion! Dartmouth’s Ordeal of the 1917 Disaster is now open at the Dartmouth Heritage Museum. This exhibition examines Dartmouth’s role in the Harbour Explosion. The installation is on display in the historic Evergreen House through the 100th anniversary of the...