Afternoon Tea Returns to Evergreen House for Summer of 2017

The Dartmouth Heritage Museum is pleased to announce its popular weekly afternoon teas are back for the summer of 2017, starting Friday, June 9 where patrons will enjoy a classic Victorian pastime at the majestic and historic Dartmouth landmark, Evergreen House.

The menu includes freshly baked scones complete with strawberry jam from the Annapolis Valley, cream cheese, and, of course, piping hot tea. They will be served in the ‘Green Parlour’ at Evergreen which overlooks Halifax Harbour.

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The Afternoon Tea at Evergreen event runs weekly, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. every Friday through September 1, except July 14 when the Museum launches its anticipated exhibit entitled “Explosion – Dartmouth’s Ordeal of the 1917 Disaster.”

Tickets are $10.00 each and can be purchased online here or by calling 902-464-2300.  Space is limited for each sitting so reservations are recommended.

Included also in the price is admission to Quaker House, the oldest standing building in Dartmouth at 232 years old, redeemable within a week of purchase.

Evergreen House, the former home of Canadian folk legend Helen Creighton and now one of two sites for the Dartmouth Heritage Museum, is located at 26 Newcastle Street in Dartmouth.

Both Evergreen and Quaker House are now open summer hours, six days a week, with a special two-for-one offer this summer where visitors can see both sites for the price of one. Hours of operation and details for the summer special can be found at

About the Dartmouth Heritage Museum Society

The Dartmouth Heritage Museum Society is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Dartmouth Heritage Museum in 2017. The Museum has two historic locations: Evergreen House (1867), open year round, on Newcastle Street is the former home of Canadian folk legend Helen Creighton and Quaker House (1785), a seasonal operation, on Ochterloney Street is the oldest building in Dartmouth. The Museum hosts community events and historic exhibitions with a mandate to protect, preserve, and promote the rich heritage of Dartmouth. To learn more please visit or call 902-464-2300.