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Chocolate Museum

73 Milltown Blvd, St. Stephen, New Brunswick E3L 1G5, Canada
+1 506-466-7848
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Small but well done museum

I have always wanted to visit the Ganong Chocolate Museum since I was a kid. I am 36 and decided to... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Mandy H
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Woodstock, Canada
Too expensive

It is too expensive for what is there to see and the little "gift" you get if you buy something at... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
André G
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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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73 Milltown Blvd, St. Stephen, New Brunswick E3L 1G5, Canada
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

I have always wanted to visit the Ganong Chocolate Museum since I was a kid. I am 36 and decided to take my family after a 2 night tenting stay at New River Beach campground. The museum is small but well done. I liked the...More

Thank Mandy H
Reviewed 10 July 2017

It is too expensive for what is there to see and the little "gift" you get if you buy something at the store is ridiculous.

Thank André G
Reviewed 3 July 2017

The Chocolate Museum is beautifully formatted, and I should know, i am a retired curator. It is fun for all ages - and plenty of chocolate is available! But it tells a great story of an exceptional family, The live demonstrations are literally the icing...More

Thank lcbs
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

There's a car park right outside, but also parking on the street. There are sample chocolates strategically placed around the exhibition. There are short films of the manufacturing process and recollections of the family members. It is genuinely very interesting. The adjacent chocolate shop is...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2017

When you in or near St. Stephen do stop by the Chocolate Museum. It is hard to resist chocolate and learning about the history and tasting some is a bonus here.

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This was an interesting little museum that’s made up of equal parts history of chocolate, the science of chocolate making and promotion of the family business. But all and all, the displays were well presented and interesting. And there are free chocolate samples throughout the...More

Thank BigTool
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I had been to museum a year earlier and had a self tour but this time a guide provided the tour and I found this very helpful to get a more in depth overview. I felt the admission was high for what was available, they...More

Thank kathleen17259
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 2 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
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D W
22 September 2015|
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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
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Bill M
23 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
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