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Chocolate Museum

73 Milltown Blvd, St. Stephen, New Brunswick E3L 1G5, Canada
+1 506-466-7848
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Bus trip stop

We visited the museum on Saturday, June 3. The museum is well maitained and the staff was... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
Isabelle A
Dieppe, Canada
via mobile
Worthwhile look at history of chocolate and chocolate making

Recommended to us by a cousin. Interesting museum with lots of historic details and interactive... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
Edmonton, Canada
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Located in what used to be the original Ganong candy factory, The Chocolate Museum offers an interactive way to learn about candy making in St. Stephen - a tradition that has lasted over a century. Explore the history of the Ganong family and the wonder of chocolate with our hands-on exhibits, interactive computer displays, historic chocolate boxes, and antique candy-making equipment. All of Ganong's hand-crafted products are made right here in the museum, allowing you to observe our famous hand dippers at work. Come to the Chocolate Museum to see why St. Stephen is known as "Canada's Chocolate Town", and don't forget to indulge in unlimited Ganong chocolates!
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  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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73 Milltown Blvd, St. Stephen, New Brunswick E3L 1G5, Canada
+1 506-466-7848
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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We visited the museum on Saturday, June 3. The museum is well maitained and the staff was pleasant. We had a guided tour of the facility. We watched 3 videos. The first one was ok but I wish the guide would give out the rest...More

Thank Isabelle A
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Recommended to us by a cousin. Interesting museum with lots of historic details and interactive displays about chocolate. And with luck you get to see some of the chocolates still being made by hand by a couple of experts. Well worthwhile if you enjoy chocolate,...More

Thank preppy007
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Great Mini Stop in St. Stephen when Entering or Exiting Canada through Calais Me. A Small Museum but worth a Look . Lots of Chocolate Samples and a Nice Guided Tour of Canada Chocolate History . Do Stop By and Enjoy .

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

A short visit thru the world of chocolate and the Ganong family. The museum is small and filled with plates of chocolate you can taste. You can eat all the chocolate you want during the tour.

Thank LesGosselins
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is a must see, plenty of history, demonstrations of hand making of chocolates and wonderful chocolate samples throughout the tour. Highly recommend this if you are in the area and you will not be disappointed.Also love the stop to purchase some fresh chocolates and...More

Thank WoodsyJim
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I was taken round by the manager in the company of a town official. Very interesting insight into the cultural heritage of this historic town. A must see while in this locality.

1  Thank Felix U
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Great visit to the chocolate museum. Very friendly staff. Good to learn the history of chocolate. Good displays and videos. Samples to taste. Hand covered chocolates was good to see the skill. Not a long visit but worthwhile.

Thank saeb38
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Great place to take visiting friends and family. Great exibit very imformative and tasty treats included in the price of admission. A must do for all tourists visiting St Stephen

Thank maritimetraveler2016
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Very interesting place to visit. Once you enter there are trays of various chocolates to eat as much as you wish. Pull up a chair if you like. I suggest bringing a bottle of water to quench your thirst if you do some serious sampling...More

Thank Bill2013bob
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Just moved to NB, and had a friend visit from AB. It's off-season, so very limited amount of tourist activities open, so we were really happy to find the Chocolate museum. Really interesting, long-standing history of a Canadian business. Great video to watch and interesting...More

Thank Barbara L
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23 September 2015|
Response from chocolatemuseum | Property representative |
Hello! Unfortunately, the Ganong company hasn't made humbugs for many years. They do still sell their famous Ganong Original Chicken Bones and both the Double Thick (white) and Wintergreen (pink) lozenges. Those candies are... More
Bill M
24 August 2015|
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Response from chocolatemuseum | Property representative |
Hi Bill - as CFofLL said, the Heritage Walk includes both admission to the museum and a guided walking tour of the historic homes and buildings in the area that relate to the history of candy making in St. Stephen. The... More