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Chocolate Museum

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Address: 73 Milltown Blvd, St. Stephen, New Brunswick E3L 1G5, Canada
Phone Number: 506 466 7848
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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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No only is the museum interesting but the samples of chocolates delightful. Be sure to visit the shop to buy some chocolate to take with you.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
East Lyme, Connecticut
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East Lyme, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

No only is the museum interesting but the samples of chocolates delightful. Be sure to visit the shop to buy some chocolate to take with you.

Thank Lyntr
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome...Heaven on Earth! Very interesting presentation of the history of this chocolate making family dynasty. Loved seeing the box designs for the chocolates throughout the years. There were employees actually dipping chocolate so visitors could see how it was done by hand before the use of automation. This tour was very enjoyable because you were allowed to take your time... More 

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I were in the area and had heard of the Ganong presence...we drove over from At Andrews (about 15 minutes) and were most pleasantly surprised. The museum is very well done, pleasant staff, a great story and outstanding chocolate treats!!..do not miss it if in the area.

Thank boblinner
Saint John, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Took our children here learned so much! Who knew it took a week to make a jellybean? And we got free chocolates at the end.

Thank foodie50880
Nanaimo, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting history and surprised to find canadian company invented chocolate bar and heart shaped boxes for chocolates. With their rich history though I expected the chocolate to be very fine and it just wasn't. Disappointing.

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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Walden, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank John and Rose P
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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!

Thank tintin1337
Kingston, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 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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