About The Chocolate Museum

Discover the Wonder of Chocolate

The Chocolate Museum celebrates historic innovation and tells the story of candy-making in St. Stephen. Ganong introduced many Canadian confectionary firsts: Delecto boxed chocolates, Chocolate Nut Bars, Heart-Shaped Boxes, and Ganong Original Chicken Bones.

The history of chocolate

See the history of the cocoa bean and how it came to be the lovable treat it is today.

Our town’s sweet history

The museum tells the history of our wonderful local chocolate company, Ganong Bros. Limited, candy makers in St. Stephen since 1873.

Discover the wonder

Our museum offers guided tours and hands-on exhibits.

Learn the craft

Peek into the studio where Ganong’s famous Hand Dippers still craft chocolates using the same method they have for over one hundred years!

Plan Your Visit

Explore exhibits and hands-on displays, examine vintage chocolate boxes and machines, and peek into the studio where Ganong’s famous hand dippers still craft chocolates the way they have for over one hundred years.

Museum Tours

Tours are limited to 15 people and last from 45 minutes to 1 hour.

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Tour Groups

For groups larger than 15, please contact us to make arrangements.

Discover Canada’s Chocolate Town

Officially dubbed ‘Canada’s Chocolate Town’ in 2000, St. Stephen is home to a sweet history. Pick up your favourite confectionary at the Ganong Chocolatier, browse our local merchants, take in the sights along the waterfront trail and more!

Hours & Rates

Rates

Adults

$10

Seniors

$8.50

Students

$8.50

Hours Of Operation

Summer Hours: 7 days a week
9:30 am – 4:30 pm
June 27, 2022 – Sept 5 2022

Fall Hours: 7 days a week
10:00 am – 3:00pm
Sept 6, 2022 – Oct 10, 2022

Winter Hours: Wednesday – Saturday
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Oct 11, 2022 – Summer 2023

Our Location

We are located in the original Ganong Factory, the museum is situated in the corner down the way from the Ganong Chocolatier.

Parking is available at the museum or at one of the many nearby lots throughout downtown St. Stephen. Our entrance is wheelchair accessible.

73 Milltown Blvd., St. Stephen, NB E3L 1G5

Tel: 506.466.7848

Email: chocolate.museum [at] nb.aibn.com