Arts. Culture. Heritage.
What’s Happening at the DesBrisay
On Saturday December 2, join us at the DesBrisay Museum for our second annual “Sip, Shop, & Support” the DesBrisay Museum! The Gift shop will be open and welcoming you to get some of your Christmas shopping done. Also everything is tax free! We will be serving tea, coffee, hot cider and cookies to help keep your…
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…
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
What’s Happening at DesBrisay
Plan Your Visit
130 Jubilee Road, Bridgewater, Nova Scotia
Tuesday-Saturday 1 p.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.