Brome-Missisquoi Museums

A legacy to explore

The Brome-Missisquoi region is the gateway to the Eastern Townships, with breathtaking landscapes and so much to discover! Four museums present the area’s history and heritage, and shine the light on arts and culture in the community.

Our museums

Located in Knowlton, the Lac-Brome Museum comprises exhibition galleries and an archives centre housed in seven historic buildings. It’s a treasure trove of history just waiting to be discovered!

Located in an old grist mill on the banks of the Pike River in Stanbridge East, the Missisquoi Museum takes visitors on a voyage back through time.

The Bruck Museum is an art and heritage museum set in a beautiful historic house in Cowansville, in the Eastern Townships.

The Sutton Museum of Communications and History presents the area’s culture and heritage, and the people who helped shape its past.

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BRUCK MUSEUMFor its spring exhibition, the Musée Bruck is proud to present Fleurir à l’infini, an exhibition of 32 paintings by Raôul Duguay and Henri Desclez.

Lovers of nature and working for the pleasure of the eye, Raôul Duguay and Henri Desclez bear witness, in each of their canvases, to the infinite beauty of the plant kingdom on which the human kingdom feeds. The structural approach of Fleurir à l’infini is linked to mosaiculture, which is characterized by geometric ornamentation.

To find out more about the exhibition and the two artists’ approach, consult this press release (in french only)

Through the eyes of Children: finding Home in Brome County -

LAC-BROME MUSEUM – From May 22, 2023 to April 6, 2024, the Lac-Brome Museum presents Through the eyes of Children: finding Home in Brome County. This temporary exhibit tells the stories of the almost 100 000 British Children who were sent to work in Canadian homes between 1869 and 1939. The displays combine historical facts with true stories of local Home Children as told by their descendants. 

 

MISSISQUOI MUSEUM – The Missisquoi Museum, presents for the summer season 2023 a new temporary exhibit entitled “Taste the Past: Food, Memory and Identity in Brome-Missisquoi”, an exhibit dedicated to giving today’s community a taste of the interplay between history, food, and communal identity in Brome-Missisquoi. We invite you to savour our history with us. Read the complete description on the Missisquoi Museum’s page.

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MISSISQUOI MUSEUM – The Walbridge Barn, located in Mystic (Saint-Ignace-de-Stanbridge), is classified as a historic monument. This dodecagonal (12-sided) barn is the only one of its kind in the province—a true gem of Quebec’s architectural heritage. It also houses the Museum’s agricultural collection. 

Our partners

Lac-Brome Museum

130, Lakeside 
Knowlton, QC 
J0E 1V0
(450) 243-6782 
[email protected]

Missisquoi Museum

2, River
Stanbridge East, QC
J0J 2H0
(450) 248-3153 
[email protected]

Bruck Museum

225, Principale
Cowansville, QC
J2K 1J4
(450) 263-6101 
[email protected]

Sutton Museum of Communications and History

32, Principale Sud
Sutton, QC 
J0E 2K0
(514) 891-9560 
[email protected]