Tour Packages

Please choose the tour that fits your group!

These rates for tours apply to 10 or more in a group unless specified.
(each tour is filtered to accommodate each age range)
All School tours please contact the office for bookings!

-This tour requires no booking and all visitors are provided this tour-

Basic Introduction to the History of the Black Loyalist: We give your group a simple overview of the history of the Black Loyalist in the center. We explore the inside of the exhibit hall and do a walk around of the outer sites.
Cost Adult 18+ $9.20
Child 6-17 $5.00
5 or under Free
* If this tour is booked at least 2 weeks in advance with at least 5 or more people we will provide the group a tour price of $5.75 taxes included per person. *

-Tours that require 2 weeks advance before arrival-

A Brief Walk Through Time: This package includes a PowerPoint of the Black Loyalist history, a tour through the exhibit hall, as well tour the outside exhibits, this includes the Old School House, St Paul's Church, and our authentic Pit House, and the burial grounds.
Cost Adult 18+ $11.50
Child 6-17 $ 5.75
5 or under Free
Time: 2 hours

Bunce Island: This package gives an in-depth presentation of the Black Loyalist history, as well the slave castles on the coast of Sierra Leone. Your group will have the opportunity go into the interactive exhibit hall after we visit all outdoor sites including, the pit house, church, burial site, and the School House where your group can watch the Bunce Island documentary.
Cost Adult 18+ $14.00
Child 6-17 $7.00
5 or under Free
Time: 2 hours

Past and Present Experience: This package gives an in-depth presentation of the Black Loyalist history, view the center and try on some vintage costumes on, view all the interactive information in the center. You will go to the outside exhibits such as the St Paul's Church, the Pit House, the Burial site, and the School House where your group can watch a documentary on Bunce Island.
Cost Adult 18+ $16.50
Child 6-17 $8.25
5 or under Free
Time: 2 hours

Please choose the tour that fits your group!

These rates for tours apply to 10 or more in a group.
(each tour is filtered to accommodate each age range)

-Tours that require 3 weeks advance before arrival-

Somebody knows my name (Children's Tour): This package gives an in-depth kids presentation of the Black Loyalist history. At the end there will be a few questions for the children, prizes will be rewarded. The children will get a chance to look at the Book of Negroes to look for their family name. They will have the chance to view the interactive exhibit hall, as well our quilting station. Your group has the option to play some Black Loyalist themed game such as Cash Cab, Family Feud, Jeopardy, etc. After head up to the School House and view the exhibit on Bunce Island, as well the Pit House, St Paul’s Church, Burial Site and view our rooftop. Your group will take home one of the Black Loyalist coloring books.
Cost Adult 18+ $20.00
Child 6-17 $15.00
5 or under Free
Time: 3 hours

 

This tour is limited to 10-15 in a group. Sorry for any inconvenience!

A Journey through the eyes of the Black Loyalist: We start the day with Vanessa Fells singing the Black National Anthem. After we give you the complete presentation making personal connections and memories that will last a lifetime! After this you will get a chance view the exhibit hall, after you can try on some of the vintage costumes. After, visit the old School House learn the past and view the Bunce Island exhibit. Afterwards listen to Jessie, stories and experiences she's faced, Jessie talks about her journey from 1783 when the Black Loyalist arrived here in Birchtown. Jessie’s performance is an amazing way to grasp the culture, heritage, pain, and struggle the Black Loyalist faced. After visit the rest of our. After a reflection part of the tour head up to the center and have the option to play some Black Loyalist themed games. As well take home a traditional dashiki! We suggest to be here for the tour before 11am so there is enough time to be able to fit everything in.
Cost Adult 18+ $50.00
5 or under Free
Time: 4 hours
Optional add on: Stay the night here in Shelburne and the next morning join us back at the center for a traditional church service the next morning.
Cost: $20.00+tax

 

Any Questions please call (902)-875-1310, you can email us at blackloyalist@blackloyalist.com
And fax your information to us at (902)-875-1352.

This PDF is REQUIRED to be filled out before booking your tour. Download Black Loyalist Heritage Centre tour PDF

The following tour must have 2 weeks’ notice when booking

  • Basic Introduction to the Black Loyalist History
  • A Brief Walk Through Time
  • Bunce Island
  • Past and Present Experiences

The following tours require more notice, 3 weeks’ notice when booking.

  • Somebody knows my name
  • A Journey through the eyes of a Black Loyalist

These rates for tours apply to 10 or more people in a tour group. When booking tours, we do ask to have a 50% deposit as a down payment. If you have to cancel your tour we ask to at least have 24-hour notice. If the center or tour coordinator does not get informed of the cancellation before the 24-hours there will be a 50% cancellation fee (the 50% fee is the 50% deposit) If there is a no show, the 50% deposit will be used as the free for not showing. There will be exceptions with this policy, due to weather, emergency or deaths.

All School tours please contact the office for bookings or the center to let the staff know if you are running late for your tour.