Welcome to Tantramar Heritage Trust

  • Wry Collection, Boultenhouse Heritage Centre


In accordance with the New Brunswick government Update on COVID-19, dated 16 Mar 2020,   the museums of the Tantramar Heritage Trust will be closed to the public until further notice.

The Trust can be reached by email tantramarheritage@gmail.com or leave a message at (506) 536-2541.  Check back here or our Facebook page for further updates.

Update on COVID-19  https://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.03.0127.html

About Us

Founded in 1996, the Tantramar Heritage Trust is devoted to the preservation of heritage resources in the Tantramar region of southeastern New Brunswick, Canada.

The Trust owns and operates two museums, maintains a history and genealogy research centre, publishes books on local history, holds events and workshops, and much more.

Visit our museums

Boultenhouse Heritage Centre

Shipbuilding and seafaring, railroads and foundries, domestic life, and an amazing Research Centre. Come visit the oldest house in Sackville, a unique octagonal house, and a shipwright’s mansion, all in one place. Now on off-season hours: Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. or by appointment (contact info. at bottom of page).

Campbell Carriage Factory Museum

One of the best examples of a 19th century industrial site in North America and the only original carriage factory left in Canada. Now closed for the season, but will re-open in the spring. Contact the Tantramar Heritage Trust office for more information (see form at bottom of page).

Visit our Research Centre

The Alec R. Purdy History and Genealogy Centre

The Centre contains books, periodicals, newspapers, articles, photographs, and genealogical information on Tantramar history. We welcome researchers, genealogists, and members of the general public to peruse our holdings and share information. The Centre is open year round by appointment (see below for contact information).

Our latest publications