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Chocolate Museum

73 Milltown Blvd, St. Stephen, New Brunswick E3L 1G5, Canada
+1 506-466-7848
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a must stop in St. Stephen

When you in or near St. Stephen do stop by the Chocolate Museum. It is hard to resist chocolate and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
WorldTravelOne
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Breukelen Ut
A mix of museum and infomercial.

This was an interesting little museum that’s made up of equal parts history of chocolate, the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BigTool
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Chicago vicinity
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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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  • Average7%
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73 Milltown Blvd, St. Stephen, New Brunswick E3L 1G5, Canada
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+1 506-466-7848
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Reviewed yesterday

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago 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.

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
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D W
does the company sell humbugs
23 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
How is the Heritage Chocolate walk different from the basic museum tour?
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
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