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Starting Tuesday, April 16th 2019, the upper level of Evergreen House will be closed to the public due to painting and construction work. This means that the current exhibit Explosion! Dartmouth’s Ordeal of the 1917 Disaster, will be unavailable for...
We’re Looking for New Gift Shop Products! We are on the hunt for new products to feature in the gift shops at Evergreen House (all year) and Quaker House (seasonally) on consignment. Our gift shops feature an eclectic selection of local...
Today marks International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate the contributions of women. There are many women’s stories reflected in the Dartmouth Heritage Museum’s Collection, whether in archival images or physical artifacts. An ongoing project for us is to make...
Today is Thursday, which means it is time for another #ThrowbackThursday photo! This week’s photo features a group of students from Stair Street School around 1910. Previously know as the Coloured School, Stair Street School opened in 1879 and accommodated...
Come Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Evergreen! Join us at Evergreen House for a fun afternoon of Celtic tales on Saturday, March 16. We are delighted to host storytellers Elinor Benjamin, Liz Newkirk, and Linda Winham to regale you with...
Exciting news! We are delighted to announce our new permanent exhibit, Helen Creighton and the World of Folklore. It will open on January 29. (Update: Due to delays, the opening has been moved to February 1)....
The Dartmouth Heritage Museum Society is delighted to announce we’ve partnered with the Port Wallis Players for a special fundraising performance of their 2019 season dinner theatre show, On a Wing or a Prayer. A percentage of the proceeds from their February...
Over the past few weeks, there has been lots of work done to Evergreen House. (Sadly, with very little whistling à la a certain 1937 animated film.) We wanted to keep you posted on the work being completed, in case you...
The Dartmouth Heritage Museum will be closed from December 23 to January 1 for the holiday.* We will reopen on January 2 at 10:00 am. *Note: We will be open by appointment December 27 and 28. Please call 902-464-2916 or...
To celebrate Women’s History Month we will be hosting a talk at Evergreen House on October 20 from 2:00-3:00 pm by Holly Hanes entitled “Women: Ordinary and Extraordinary in Nova Scotia’s Past”. The talk will discuss the evolution of women’s...