Hours as of August 25, 2020
Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Outside these times, please contact us to arrange an appointment to visit.
Admission and Accessibility
- Admission by donation
- Ground floor of all buildings is wheelchair accessible
29 Queens Rd., Sackville, New Brunswick, E4L 4G4 CANADA
What you’ll see
The Boultenhouse Heritage Centre consists of three components:
- The Boultenhouse House — a Greek Revival style mansion constructed by Christopher Boultenhouse c. 1840. The ground floor has an entrance hall and four rooms devoted to museum exhibits. See The Boultenhouse House.
- The Bulmer House — an earlier Georgian farm house constructed by George Bulmer c. 1792, to which the Boultenhouse House was added c. 1840.
- The Anderson Octagonal House — a unique octagonal house constructed by Captain George Anderson in 1855, moved to this site in 2012.
- The Alec R. Purdy Tantramar History and Genealogy Research Centre is located on the main floor of the Anderson Octagonal House.
Background & project history
- A pamphlet on Christopher Boultenhouse (c. 1802–1876), Shipbuilder by Al Smith (PDF).
- A list of vessels built by Christopher Boultenhouse, compiled by Al Smith (PDF)
- The Boultenhouse property on Queens Road was brought under the wing of the Trust in 2001, thanks to the help of an anonymous donor. The official opening ceremony for the Boultenhouse Heritage Centre was held on Sunday 24 September 2006, during the Sackville Fall Fair weekend, as part of the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Tantramar Heritage Trust. For full details see The White Fence Issue #33, December, 2006.
- The Trust acknowledges support for the Boultenhouse Heritage Centre from the Town of Sackville.
- The assistance of the Government of New Brunswick, Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture is gratefully acknowledged
- The support of the The Rotary Club of Sackville is gratefully acknowledged.