Arts. Culture. Heritage.
What’s Happening at the DesBrisay
Doris Wentzell is being celebrated as a devoted member of the Rug Hooking Guild of Nova Scotia. Come enjoy the pieces that she created and experience her love of her farm animals and nature. Exhibit runs from October 7th until December 16th. Reception October 21st, 6PM – 8 PM. Hook-in November 4th, 2 PM –…
Susan was born in Bridgewater, her father was the first curator of the DesBrisay museum. Her grandfather, W.T.RITCEY “the man behind the Acadia Gas engine”. Susan’s work has since been shown around the world. Representing a voice for the oceans and land. This special tribute to Susan will showcase her work and historical family material…
Did you know that you can stop into our research center on Tuesday afternoons with all of your burning research questions? Swing by, and dig into Bridgewater’s history with the help of our research assistants. $5.00 drop-in fee. Can’t make it? Book an appointment during our open hours by emailing email@example.com
Our knitting group is busy knitting and crocheting poppies for the second annual display at the cenotaph for Remembrance Day. Last year, there were over 500 poppies included in the display! Get out your needles or hooks, and help us reach our goal of even MORE poppies this year! Accepting poppy donations until October 28th….
“A Few Of My Favorite Things” by Sheila McKeand consists of photos capturing, some wildlife, some flowers and some landscapes, her favorite things. The majority of the photos were taken in Nova Scotia, with a couple from Alberta and Bermuda added in, to show the beauty of the country where she has spent the majority…
What’s Happening at DesBrisay
Plan Your Visit
130 Jubilee Road, Bridgewater, Nova Scotia
Tuesday-Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Free Admission Year Round
DID YOU KNOW? The Bridgewater Transit bus stops hourly right in front of the DesBrisay Museum?
You can come and go with Bridgewater Transit. Click here to learn how!
Research & Collections
Access historical and photographic records about our community, including family histories, biographies, local architecture and much more. Our searchable indexes are also available to you online.