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Chocolate Museum

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Address: 73 Milltown Blvd, St. Stephen, New Brunswick E3L 1G5, Canada
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+1 506-466-7848
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 16:00

Located in what used to be the original Ganong candy factory, The Chocolate...

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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Chocolate need I say more?

We found this museum informative and we really enjoyed the film that was shown about the business. Watching the ladies hand dip the specialty chocolates was interesting. They were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 September 2016
Ontario, Canada
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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We found this museum informative and we really enjoyed the film that was shown about the business. Watching the ladies hand dip the specialty chocolates was interesting. They were working it was not just a demo. The best part was eating them. There were several around to try. Bring a bottle of water or buy one there. It was interesting... More 

1 Thank Takingoffeh
Walden, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We enjoyed our self directed tour of the Chocloate Museum. Any questions we had, were answered by the young lady at the register. She was very friendly and very professional. Yes, the chocolates samples were plentiful. Very well done.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Can you believe mounds of freshly made chocolates in each room for you to sample! Great history and well presented, worth a visit for sure.

1 Thank Dave C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic time enjoying all of the free samples in the museum. Couldn't believe my eyes! Well worth the price of admission. Also cool to see a person hand dip chocolates!

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Kingston, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We stopped here on our way to Nova Scotia from Maine. It is a nice little museum, but I would not recommend it if it means a special trip. Takes a little over an hour to see everything, A big selling point is the free chocolates, all you can eat. However, if I was rating the chocolates, I would have... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Not worth the visit, even if you are already in town. We went mid week, bought admission (25 dollars for 2 adults and 2 young kids). The museum is basically three rooms - one with a few chocolates and some posters on the wall, one with a movie and then one where you are supposed to see actual "hand dipping... More 

1 Thank ottawatcher
Moncton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

If you are in St. Stephen (or nearby, in St. Andrews or Maine) you have to come by! This is such an educational and fun experience. There is so much chocolate here for you to try. It's all you can eat! It's all Ganong products. Be sure to try the pride of New Brunswick, our famous Pal O Mine Bar,... More 

1 Thank Jeremy_Plume
New Brunswick, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We were staying in Saint Andrews and made the drive to Saint Stephen to visit the Chocolate Museum. There were a few interactive things to do for the kids, but there was not really much else to see...

1 Thank MinniMom506
Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

All-you-can-eat free samples of mouthwatering chocolates. Can anything be better? Well, maybe not better, but the Museum is as good and great too! They have re-purposed the original factory (in service until 1990) into an informative and well-documented history not only of chocolate itself, but of the Gonong Family and their involvement in the St. Stephen community for so many... More 

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Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

This is a chocolate lovers' dream. Beautiful Ganong chocolate combined with some fantastic museum/chocolate science experiences. The exhibits are interesting and there is a lot of history about the Ganong family chocolate business. And, of course, free samples along the way. We stopped into the retail store on our way out of town, and the "gifts" we bought for others... More 

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