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Help! Can you identify any of these houses?

Dartmouthians assemble! The Halifax Municipal Archives (HMA) needs your help! They have uploaded an album of just photos of Dartmouth houses and need help identifying some of them. You can browse the collection here and if you recognise any houses either...

Construction at Evergreen

Update March 1: Work is completed for now. ———————————————————— Work is currently being done to the chimneys at Evergreen House. As a result, there is excess noise and construction vehicles on-site. We will be open regular hours for the duration...

Galentine’s Day

Happy Galentine’s Day! Happy what? Today, February 13, is recognized as Galentine’s Day. It is a precursor to Valentine’s Day as it celebrates female friendship and special friendships you have throughout your life. This is where the day gets its...

Explosion! Exhibit Extended

Due to its immense popularity and continuing demand, Explosion! Dartmouth’s Ordeal of the 1917 Disaster is being extended until the end of March! Since opening this exhibit in July, the Museum has experienced its highest volume of visitors in four years....

Museum Selfie Day 2018!

  Today is Museum Selfie Day! What is Museum Selfie Day, you may ask? Good question! If there is anything we museum people love doing it’s explaining the origins of things. Well, Museum Selfie Day was started by Mar Dixon,...

Closing Early – January 4

Due to the inclement weather, the Dartmouth Heritage Museum is closing at 2:00 pm today, January 4, 2018. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. We will reopen tomorrow, January 5 at 10:00 am....

Holiday Closure – December 24 to January 2

The Dartmouth Heritage Museum will be closed from December 24 to January 2 for the holiday. We will reopen on January 3 at 10:00 am. Happy Holidays to you and yours! Thank you to everyone who supported the Museum in...

Happy Winter!

Today, the winter solstice, is a perfect day to announce our next mini exhibit – Dartmouth in Wintertime. Dartmouth in Wintertime is a new temporary exhibit on the main level of Evergreen. It explores events and activities that took place in Dartmouth...

Deck the Halls with Cheer & Song

On December 16, we hosted our annual Christmas Cheer & Song event at Evergreen House and it was a wonderful success. Beautiful carols echoed throughout the hallowed rooms of Evergreen while picturesque snow fell outside. Our guests had a great...

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...