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‘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...

June 2 and 3 – Admission by donation!

As a special treat to celebrate the start of the season, admission to Quaker House and Evergreen House will be by donation this weekend, June 2 and 3. Now’s your chance to drop by the newly opened Quaker House to get...

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...

‘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...