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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What to do this month

Façade Musée Bruck de Cowansville

BRUCK MUSEUM – From September 15 to December 17, 2022, visit Au fil du textile, the Bruck Museum group exhibition featuring more than thirty artists offering a range of creations with themes of thread, fiber and textile. These themes are explored through various artistic practices including painting, sculpture, photography and textile art. More information can be found in this press release.

presents the story of the W8banaki in Brome County, both past and present.

LAC-BROME MUSEUMFrom May 21, 2022 to April 1, 2023 this new exhibition presents the story of the W8banaki in Brome County, both past and present. It weaves together historical artifacts from our own Indigenous collection and the Musée des Abénakis‘ collection, as well as merges history, tradition, mythology and storytelling through the bright colours of Christine Sioui-Wawanoloath’s modern art pieces. This exhibition intends to remind viewers that these stories are not long gone.

L'exposition de cette année commémore l'histoire héroïque de ceux qui se sont battus pour protéger le Canada contre l'invasion ennemie.

This year's exhibit commemorates the heroic story of those who fought to ensure Canada’s freedom from enemy invasion.

MISSISQUOI MUSEUM -From May 27 to October 9, 2022, this temporary exhibit commemorates the heroic story of those who fought to ensure Canada’s freedom from fenian invasion. Read the complete description on the Missisquoi Museum’s page.

Le Musée Lac-Brome présente son Musée des enfants - Childens' museum at the Lac-Brome Museum

LAC-BROME MUSEUM – Treat your children to this interactive exhibit and let them be transported back to the 19th century, into the daily life of Brome County. What did children eat? What did they learn? What did they do for fun in the 1800s? What chores did they have to do and what responsibilities did they have at home? What are the differences and similarities to life today? A cultural, heritage and… FUN!

 
Grange Wallbridge Musee Missisquoi

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. 

collection Bruck-Lee Musée Bruck

BRUCK MUSEUM – The Museum’s permanent exhibition consists of works from the Bruck-Lee Collection, a unique group of works from 1890 to 1980, including a painting by well-known Group of Seven painter Alexander Young Jackson, and many works by artists from the Beaver Hall Group and the Canadian Royal Academy of Arts.

Our partners

Lac-Brome Museum

130, Lakeside 
Knowlton, QC 
J0E 1V0
(450) 243-6782 
info@shcb.ca

Missisquoi Museum

2, River
Stanbridge East, QC
J0J 2H0
(450) 248-3153 
info@museemissisquoi.ca

Bruck Museum

225, Principale
Cowansville, QC
J2K 1J4
(450) 263-6101 
info@museebruck.ca

Sutton Museum of Communications and History

32, Principale Sud
Sutton, QC 
J0E 2K0
(514) 891-9560 
info@museedesutton.com