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.
About The Chocolate Museum
Discover the Wonder of Chocolate
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.
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
Hours Of Operation
Summer Hours: 7 days a week
9:30 am – 4:30 pm
June 27, 2022 – Sept 5 2022
Fall Hours: Wednesday to Sunday
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sept 7, 2022 – Oct 31, 2022
Winter Hours: Saturdays
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Nov 1, 2022 – Summer 2023
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
Email: chocolate.museum [at] nb.aibn.com