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Evergreen House (Dartmouth Heritage Museum)

26 Newcastle St, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 3M5, Canada
+1 902-464-2300
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An interesting walk back in time.

Particularly interesting to a native of Dartmouth or close surrounding area. Exhibits well... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2016
223dorothyb
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Wellington, Nova Scotia
Bridal Gown Exhibit

This home is located on Newcastle Street in Dartmouth. It contains many original Victorian period... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2015
NovaScotiaBetty
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nova scotia
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Evergreen House was built in 1867 by the James Family. This historic Dartmouth Victorian home was frequented by Joseph Howe and home to nationally-acclaimed Nova Scotian folklorist, Dr. Helen Creighton.
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7 Mar 2016
“An interesting walk back in time.”
22 Aug 2015
“Bridal Gown Exhibit”
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26 Newcastle St, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 3M5, Canada
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Reviewed 8 March 2016

Particularly interesting to a native of Dartmouth or close surrounding area. Exhibits well displayed and guide very knowledgeable and interesting. You are also permitted to roam around on your own, if so desired. there is a rumour that this Museum may be closed which would...More

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DHMuseum, Visitor Services Officer at Evergreen House (Dartmouth Heritage Museum), responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Thank you for your review. We were closed for a few months in late 2015/early 2016 but are open now! Tuesday-Saturday from 10 am-5 pm (closed 1-2 pm on Saturdays).

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Reviewed 22 August 2015

This home is located on Newcastle Street in Dartmouth. It contains many original Victorian period pieces. This summer there is a bridal dress exhibit. It is very interesting to see the styles of years gone by. It is a timely exhibit since there are many...More

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DHMuseum, Visitor Services Officer at Evergreen House (Dartmouth Heritage Museum), responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Thank you for your review!

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Reviewed 5 July 2015

This is an interesting place to see and the Home has a lot to look at. It was the Home of the Writer Helen Creighton and has a great connection to the Sea.

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DHMuseum, Visitor Services Officer at Evergreen House (Dartmouth Heritage Museum), responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Thank you for your review!

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Reviewed 20 February 2015

The Evergreen House, former home of Helen Creighten, music advocate of NS, temporarily is home to the Dartmouth Heritage Museum. Although the interior stairs can be a bit of a struggle for those with mobility issues, it is well worth a visit. The historical furnishings...More

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DHMuseum, Visitor Services Officer at Evergreen House (Dartmouth Heritage Museum), responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Thank you for your review! Happy to hear you enjoyed the rug hooking exhibit. We hope to see you back for some of our future events. The admission cost is now $5.00, but free for members and children under 12.

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Reviewed 28 May 2014

This step back in time to early Dartmouth and its first settlers is well worth a visit. Staffed mostly by volunteers, it is a treasure trove of architecture, furniture, clothing and stories of years gone by.

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DHMuseum, Visitor Services Officer at Evergreen House (Dartmouth Heritage Museum), responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Thank you for your review!

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Response from DHMuseum | Property representative |
Hi, Yes, we do have tea on Friday afternoons during the summer from 1:30-4:30. We offer some for special occasions throughout the off season too. You can check our website for more information. Thanks! Julia... More
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