DARTMOUTH HERITAGE MUSEUM SOCIETY

Registered Name: DARTMOUTH HERITAGE MUSEUM SOCIETY

Business Number: 890030521RR0001

Our Mission

The Dartmouth Heritage Museum Society operates a museum complex that acquires, preserves, interprets, displays and makes accessible material related to the cultural heritage of the Dartmouth area.

Fostering a sense of community identity by linking our heritage with our future.

About DARTMOUTH HERITAGE MUSEUM SOCIETY

The Dartmouth Heritage Museum Society operates a museum complex that acquires, preserves, interprets, displays and makes accessible material related to the cultural heritage of the Dartmouth area.

It also operates and interprets 2 historic Dartmouth homes:

Evergreen House-An impressive example of a mid-Victorian gentleman's residence, Evergreen House is furnished with period antiques donated by local families and commands a fine view of Halifax Harbour. Originally built in 1867 by Judge Alexander James, the house was also home to Nova Scotian folklorist, Dr. Helen Creighton. Evergreen is also the temporary home to the Dartmouth Heritage Museum.

Quaker House-Originally the home of William Ray, the house is considered one of the oldest domestic structures in the metro area. Quaker House is restored and furnished to reflect its 1785 construction date. Guides provide tours. Herb garden backyard open to visitors. Pioneer Days Dress Up Trunk available to younger visitors.

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