To enrich our community by providing meaningful experiences that build understanding, knowledge and pride in our past and present way of life to help us meet future challenges.


The mandate of the DesBrisay Museum is:

· to bring before the County's people examples of the accomplishments and discoveries of the outside cultures and communities, and to manifest the County's natural and cultural heritage to those outside the County.

· to preserve and interpret the natural, cultural and archival heritage of Bridgewater and Lunenburg County as a unified and coordinated experience, including the County's industrial heritage not only within the Museum but also on such sites outside the Museum for which the Commission has accepted responsibility.

· to acquire, preserve and provide access to the library and archival resources that document the history of Bridgewater and Lunenburg County.

· to work in cooperation with other heritage and cultural institutions.

Approved by motion: September 15, 2011