60 Pleasant Street, Bridgewater, NS, B4V 3X9
Tel: 902-543-4651 Fax: 902-543-6876
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DesBrisay Museum collects materials that form part of, or that are directly related to, the natural and cultural heritage of Lunenburg County, including objects neither made nor used in Lunenburg County, but which can be shown to be related to this County's heritage.

Our  collecting strategy considers the interests of community, regional, national, and international public institutions and include the following collecting categories:

  • Social - community, family, personal life, religion, recreation, education, law
  • Economic - industry (natural resource, specifically agriculture and lumbering), business, industrial, work, labour, transportation
  • Political, War - military
  • Natural History - geology, geography, archaeology, astronomy, botany, animal, anthropology
  • Cultural - indigenous, folklore, ethnology, art, music, architecture
  • Science - medicine, technology, communication.

If you have an item that fits the above criteria and you would like to donate it to the Museum, please contact Linda Bedford, curator, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or at 543-4619.