Evergreen House has a variety of spaces, including the backyard, available year-round for private and corporate functions. Both rooms overlook Halifax Harbour and provide splendid views of the Dartmouth shoreline.

Helen's Garden; panoramic view

Helen's Gardens

Helen’s Gardens are open to the public, but can also be booked for events. With a gorgeous harbour view and plenty of green space, Helen’s Gardens offer a picturesque venue for any occasion.

Reference Library

The Reference Library

Lower Level

The Reference Library, or Meeting Room, is located on the lower level. The room is suited for your meeting needs. It is conveniently located next to our full kitchen. There is a private side entrance.



The Sunroom

Main Level

The Sunroom is located directly off of the Green Parlour. These rooms are usually booked together, but can be booked separately. The Sunroom is enclosed on all sides by windows, two sides looking out onto the harbour.

The Green Parlour

Main Level

The Green Parlour is currently not available for rental.


The Green Parlour is located on the main level. The room is gorgeously lit, with windows overlooking Halifax Harbour and the beautiful backyard. It is an ideal space for small, intimate gatherings by the harbour.

The Green Parlour can seat around 10 people comfortably. The Reference Library can accommodate approximately 15-20 people, seated. The Red Parlour is our largest room, and can seat up between 20-40, depending on the number of tables and chairs. Available amenities include tables, chairs, linens, teaware, and cutlery.

Food and beverages are not permitted in all exhibit spaces.

The sunporch is also available to rent as an add-on to the Green Parlour. It is connected to the Green Parlour.

Quaker House is open seasonally, from June through August, but may be available for rentals on a case-by-case basis. Please also note that Quaker does not have all the same amenities as Evergreen.

Bring us your ideas, and we will do our best to accommodate them.

Hourly Rates:

Private Function Rate: $25.00/hour
Not-For-Profit Rate: $20.00/hour
Corporate Rate: $50.00/hour

For bookings on weekends, evenings, and otherwise outside our regular opening hours, an additional fee of $50.00 will be applied on top of the above hourly rates. Longer rentals are also subject to additional fees. A full price quote will be provided at time of booking confirmation.

Full payment is due on day of event. A deposit may be required to secure booking

If interested in booking or for more information, please contact the Museum.