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Women’s History Month Talk

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...

Hallowe’en at Helen’s [Sold Out]

Join us on Saturday, October 27 from 2-4 pm for a spooooook-tacular afternoon of ghostly and ghoulish tales in the home of Helen Creighton. Helen Creighton was the author of “Bluenose Ghosts” and a firm believer in the supernatural. Evergreen...

New Exhibit: Cutting Across the Water [Now Extended!]

Opening this week is the new exhibit, Cutting Across the Water: A Brief Look at Lake Banook. It is a new temporary exhibit looking at Lake Banook, and its pivotal role in the sports and recreation of Dartmouth. Cutting Across the Water provides a...

A Plaque for Helen

Did you know Helen Creighton’s birthday is on September 5? It marks her 119th birthday and we’re celebrating! On September 5, there will be a ceremony unveiling a plaque commemorating the national historic significance of Helen Creighton! On behalf of the...

Summer Hours End – August 30

August 30, 2018 will be the last day of 2018 summer hours at the Dartmouth Heritage Museum. Quaker House will close for the season and Evergreen will be closed on Sundays and Mondays. Quaker House will reopen in June 2019! See...

‘Afternoon Tea at Evergreen’ – Special Announcement!

As you may know, Afternoon Tea at Evergreen is back for summer 2018! Until August 31, guests will enjoy a classic Victorian pastime at the majestic and historic Dartmouth landmark, Evergreen House. But, wait… we’re going to try something different...

Quaker House Open on Canada Day

Quaker House will be open from 10 am-1 pm, 2-5 pm on Sunday, July 1 for Canada Day. Our costumed heritage interpreters will be on site to give guests guided tours of the house and garden. Admission will be by...

Live Music at Afternoon Tea

We are pleased to announce the return of live music to our afternoon teas! We welcome back Tidewater Trio, which is made up of siblings Alistair (piano and whistle) and Lydia Maksym (harp), and their mother, Jennifer Publicover (modern and wooden flutes)....

Make Music Day Performance at Quaker House

We are delighted to be a participating venue for Make Music Day Halifax 2018!  Make Music Day Halifax is a live, free musical celebration on June 21, the longest day of the year. It was launched in 1982 in France...

‘Afternoon Tea at Evergreen’ is back

The Dartmouth Heritage Museum is pleased to announce the return of its popular weekly afternoon teas for the summer of 2018. It wouldn’t be summer in Dartmouth without them! Starting Friday, June 8 guests will enjoy a classic Victorian pastime...