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A Close up with Nature by Gary Smith – Bridgewater Photo Club Exhibit
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A Close up with Nature by Gary Smith – Bridgewater Photo Club Exhibit

Nature’s amazing world with its patterns, colours and small inhabitants has been a long time attraction.  With camera in hand I am encouraged to move slowly, attempting to be totally present in the moment.  This method allows one’s eye to be drawn to the intricate details of our natural world.  Picture the beauty of ice…

Plan Your Visit

130 Jubilee Road, Bridgewater, Nova Scotia

Museum Hours

Tuesday-Saturday 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Free Admission Year Round

Donations Appreciated

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

Research Services

Looking for more information on a specific topic? We can help! Learn more about our remote research services.

Research Library

Visit our research library during museum open hours to explore the history of Bridgewater and surrounding area. Contact us to set up an appointment.


DesBrisay Museum’s artifact collection is available to view and search from wherever you are. Our artifact catalogue, including details on each object, is hosted online by NovaMuse.


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.