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Summer Hours Start June 2

As of June 2, 2018, the Dartmouth Heritage Museum will switch to its summer hours! Quaker House opens for the season. Both Quaker House and Evergreen will be open six days a week. Back for the second year, we are offering two-for-one admission...

DHMS’ AGM 2018

The Dartmouth Heritage Museum Society (DHMS) invites you to our AGM at Christ Church Hall on Wednesday, May 23 at 7:00 pm. All are welcome to attend, but only members are eligible to vote. The event will feature a special...

#MuseumWeek 2018 Recap

Last week, April 23-29, was Museum Week and the Dartmouth Heritage Museum participated for the first time! #MuseumWeek is an international online event celebrating galleries, libraries, archives and museums from all over the world.  Institutions of every size and shape can...

‘Wintertime’ Comes to a Close

Now is your last chance to see Dartmouth in Wintertime before it closes on Saturday! Since next week marks the beginning of May, we have decided it is time for the exhibit Dartmouth in Wintertime to come down. Thank you to everyone who...

Collections Corner – Tea Time

By Shannon Baxter Across the pond in the United Kingdom, April 21 is National Tea Day! Whether you enjoy the classics of Orange Pekoe or Earl Grey; herbal teas with chamomile or mint, or want to expand your tea taste...

Titanic: Dartmouth’s Connection

On this day in 1912, at 11:40 pm (ship’s time), the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg south of Newfoundland and by 2:20 am the next morning had sunk. At least 1,500 people lost their lives in the disaster. The impact...

Carriage Room Reopen

As of April 11, the Carriage Room is now reopen for public viewing. Thank you for your patience during this construction. ******************************************** Beginning the week of March 6, the Carriage Room on the lower level of Evergreen House is temporarily closed...

Current Exhibits Extended

Both exhibits currently on display at Evergreen House, Explosion! Dartmouth’s Ordeal of the 1917 Disaster and Dartmouth in Wintertime are extended into April. Since opening Explosion! in July, the Museum has experienced its highest volume of visitors in four years. It has received...

Special Announcement from the Dartmouth Heritage Museum

April 1, 2018 Dear members and supporters, Throughout the history of the Dartmouth Heritage Museum, we have undergone many name changes to reflect the changing times. Originally, the Dartmouth Heritage Museum Society was the Dartmouth Museum Society. In 1996 when...

Easter Weekend Hours

The hours for the Dartmouth Heritage Museum over Easter weekend are as follows. We will be closed from 1:00 pm Saturday, March 31 – Monday, April 2 inclusive. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. We will reopen on Tuesday,...