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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
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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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Chocolate museum and Store!

Once you cross the border it is less than a mile on the right side of the street. This is an interesting stop on the makers of Ganging chocolates. They are the creators of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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panama city
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Once you cross the border it is less than a mile on the right side of the street. This is an interesting stop on the makers of Ganging chocolates. They are the creators of the heart shaped box of candy given on valentines day. You can try their chocolates and tour their museum. We loved the chicken bone candy and... More 

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Portage la Prairie, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The chocolate museum is housed in the old Ganong chocolates factory. Interpretive panels and videos with a few interactive stops along the way talk about the history of chocolate and of the Ganong company. The highlight of course was all the chocolate samples one could try throughout the museum! We enjoyed our stop here.

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Arlington, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very interesting museum where they encourage you to eat all the chocolate you want. Small but informative.

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Fredericton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fun place to visit. If you've ever had Ganong chocolates or chicken bones or fruitfuls, this is a must visit! The 2nd best part was free chocolate while discovering how this family helped shape this region. The best part was watching a couple hand-dippers make chocolate look so delicious with quick twists of the wrist and finfers.

Thank JoanneJennifer
East Sandwich, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had to check out the chocolate museum. You are greeted with a samples of different chocolates before you come in and are told that throughout the tour you may sample as much as you wish. The tour has a lot of exhibits geared towards children to tell the story of chocolate. More exhibits and a video tell the story and... More 

Thank John B
Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you love chocolate this is the place to go!! Check out how they make it and taste the chocolate! It is in the back of the store! Don't miss out 10.00 for adults to get in. I and hubby ate too much and they want you to keep testing the chocolate lol! Really enjoys and lots of fun for... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to the chocolate store couple of times, and bought lots of chocolate because its awesome. recommended for chocolate lovers.

Thank Moh047
Kelowna, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited several chocolate museums in Europe. By comparison this one is very disappointing. There is very little detail on the history of chocolate and the range of chocolates available globally. It's really more about the Ganong family candy business. On the plus side, there are samples of chocolate. But as we visited in the morning, we really were... More 

Thank Terry L
Galway, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to visit when in St Stephen . especially if, like me you are a chocolate lover. Learn the history of chocolate and of the company and the while surrounded by free chocolates and candy. What could be better?!

Thank Sarah C
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Really, this should be a free tour. We paid around $30 for 2 adults and 1 senior and it is just a few rooms full of information on the walls. Some things were broken and there were no workers making chocolate. The movie was repeatedly interrupted by the lights going on and off, plus by their loud beeping (alarm maybe?).... More 

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chocolatemuseum, Manager at Chocolate Museum, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your tour of the Museum. The Chocolate Museum is a non-profit organization, and as such, we charge admission prices. We are a Museum, so most guests spend at least an hour exploring our exhibits, watching videos, speaking with our tour guides, and sampling the free chocolates throughout (that are always monitored... More 

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