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The Chocolate Museum, St. Stephen

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Scores of sweet-toothed tourists and locals alike flock to The Chocolate Museum every year to learn more about the world’s favorite candy treat. Located in the very building where the nation’s famed Ganong Brothers originally started their chocolate empire and on the premises where they continued to make chocolate for over a century, you'll see some of the company’s finest chocolatiers at work still to this day. In addition to learning about the Ganong family, cast your eyes over the museum’s extensive collection of candy memorabilia and artifacts, including vintage chocolate boxes and antique candy-making equipment. Put The Chocolate Museum on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our St. Stephen travel itinerary maker.
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Reviews
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  • This was an interesting little museum that’s made up of equal parts history of chocolate, the science of chocolate making and promotion of the family business. But all and all, the displays were well ...  more »
  • I had been to museum a year earlier and had a self tour but this time a guide provided the tour and I found this very helpful to get a more in depth overview. I felt the admission was high for what wa...  more »
  • We visited the museum on Saturday, June 3. The museum is well maitained and the staff was pleasant. We had a guided tour of the facility. We watched 3 videos. The first one was ok but I wish the guide...  more »
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  • Great history of the chocolate factory in St. Stephen.
  • Not a lot of museum. Plenty of chocolate, though. Heaping bowls of chocolates throughout the museum. The actual displays were pretty dull and quick to zip through. If you're going to buy chocolate anyway, you might want to skip the museum and head straight to the store up front. Probably the most interesting part of the museum for me were the old boxes they had, from the old days.
  • History and chocolate, what's not to love? Watching the chocolates hand dip the Ganong chocolates and seeing how everything is made from the cocoa bean into a delicious treat was educational and fun!
  • Open only in the summers but a great place to eat a ton of chocolates and look at some history
  • Fun place to take the kids. Lots of free samples.