Chocolate is so integral to this town’s history, of course there’s a museum to the cacao bean. Here you can view an 11-minute video about the history of local chocolates. Displays and exhibits explain 19th-century chocolate boxes, and there are interactive multimedia displays about the making of candy and games for young children (such as “Guess the Centers”). One highlight is watching the expert hand-dippers make chocolates the old-fashioned way; samples, of course, are available afterward. Want more? Ganong’s Chocolatier, the company’s candy shop, is located in the storefront adjacent to the museum. (Don’t miss the budget bags of factory seconds.) There’s also a Heritage Chocolate Walk offered, which combines a factory tour with a walk through the downtown’s historic areas. Plan to spend about an hour here altogether.
Passamaquoddy Bay› Attraction
The Chocolate Museum
73 Milltown Blvd, Canada
Our Rating Neighborhood Around Town Hours July–Aug Mon–Sun 9:30am–4:30pm; always at least Wed–Sat 10am–4pm in shoulder seasons and winter. Phone 506/466-7848 Prices Admission C$10 (US$8) adults, C$8.50 (US$7) students and seniors, free for children under 5, C$30 (US$24) families Web site The Chocolate Museum
Map73 Milltown Blvd Canada Passamaquoddy Bay
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