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DesBrisay Museum

130 Jubilee Road, Bridgewater, Nova Scotia B4V 3R5, Canada
+1 902-543-4033
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Steeped in history!

Great place to visit for all ages. Displays change regularly, with lots of interesting topics and... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2016
Donna S
Bridgewater, Canada

Very interesting collection of Mic Mac artifacts, a collection of Nova Scotia Folk Art. And... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2016
Lynne M
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Our facility consists of a permanent Heritage Gallery with 9 exhibits, a Community Exhibit Centre,Visible Storage and Folk Art Gallery, Research Centre,Gift Shop,Multi-Purpose Room.We offer a wide range of experiences and services for our visitors, both locals and visitors from away! We are situated in Woodland Gardens, a lovely parklike setting with a duck pond, trails and picnic areas.
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1 Jun 2016
“Steeped in history!”
1 Jun 2016
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130 Jubilee Road, Bridgewater, Nova Scotia B4V 3R5, Canada
+1 902-543-4033
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

Great place to visit for all ages. Displays change regularly, with lots of interesting topics and memorabilia.

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Very interesting collection of Mic Mac artifacts, a collection of Nova Scotia Folk Art. And interesting history of the area.

Thank Lynne M
Reviewed 5 February 2016

I don't visit museums often, not really my cup of tea lol. However, when I was in this area, I thought i'd give it a try. Went with a close friend to see what the hu ha was all about and I was pleasantly surprised....More

Thank Samantha B
Reviewed 27 July 2015

We were in Bridgewater on vacation and since it was raining on our first day, we decided to visit some of the local museums. The first was The DesBrisay Museum. It’s a nice small museum dedicated to local history. When we were there in early...More

Thank SandF2012
Reviewed 6 July 2015

The owners are lovely and very kind. My friend volunteered here with the Katimavik program and had a great experience.

Thank TheMeagerMuse
Reviewed 9 February 2015

I went in to check out some of Bridgewaters history. None of the exhibits that I saw had to do with Bridgewater but had to do with the surrounding communities. Very disappointed.

Thank David S
museum130, Public Relations Manager at DesBrisay Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2015

We are sorry you didn't enjoy your visit to our museum, or find what you were looking for. Our Heritage Gallery is dedicated to the history of Bridgewater, but if there is something more you were looking for specifically, we would be happy to help!

Reviewed 18 August 2014

we wre staying in Bridgewater and wanted to learn a little about the area. The DesBrisay was a very nice local museum with exhibits about the history of the eara. There was a special exhibit about some of the local families, but the most interesting...More

Thank SanibelViews
Reviewed 14 July 2013

We stopped here after the staff at the Wile Carding Mill Museum told us about it. Since it was Saturday, admission was free. There was lots of interesting exhibits, each with challenges and hands on activities for the kids to do. The display on working...More

Thank B R
Reviewed 21 December 2012

well presented and interesting - thoughtful layout and history :-) Whatever the weather you should stop ny here .

Thank Rita and Phil C
Reviewed 28 September 2012

The last time I visited the DesBrisay I learned a lot about the culture and history of our area. The desplays are wonderful and the staff very knowledgeable. The park and pond are also worth the visit.

Thank James H
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