Welcome to Tantramar Heritage Trust

  • Marine Room, Boultenhouse Heritage Centre

Welcome to our museums!

Both of our museums are now open for the summer! See our hours and other information below.

Hours

If you would like to arrange a tour outside these times, please contact us (information listed at the bottom of this page) and we’ll do our best to accommodate you.

Information for Visitors during COVID-19

For the safety of everyone, please note the following:

  1. Please don’t visit if you exhibit symptoms of COVID-19 or have been caring for someone diagnosed with COVID-19.
  2. Please maintain social distancing from staff and other visitors.
  3. Every visitor will be required to use hand sanitizer (provided by the museum) upon entering.
  4. Masks are required upon entry to our buildings.
  5. Please use hand sanitizer (which will be provided) before checking out our gift shop items and publications.
  6. We still accept cash, but recommend credit or debit cards. We accept debit cards that have tap enabled and any credit cards.

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. As of June 20, hours are Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 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. As of June 20, 2021, hours are Wednesday-Sunday, 10 am to 5 p.m. or by appointment (contact info. 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. Please contact us to make an appointment to visit the Research Centre. We also welcome telephone and email inquiries.

Our latest publications