No we do not provide this service.  However we have prepared a list of Certified Conservators in Nova Scotia.

Guests intending to bring groups larger than 10 people are encouraged to call ahead to ensure the best experience possible.

Groups of 10 or more receive a 50% discount on admission!

DesBrisay Museum is not part of of the Nova Scotia Museum family.  We are a community museum, owned by the Town of Bridgewater. 

DesBrisay Museum manages the Wile Carding Mill on behalf of the Nova Scotia Museum, and the NSM pass is welcomed there.

senior-friendy logoDesBrisay Museum is a certified Senior Friendly facility, completely wheelchair accessible.  We have a wheelchair and walker available for visitors, and benches are strategically placed throughout the museum for those wanting to rest. Magnifying glasses are available upon request.

No, we do not provide appraisal services.  However, we have prepared a list of certified appraisers and antique dealers in the area. 

Please note that we do not endorse any particular appraiser or dealer, and we suggest you ask about their training and experience.

Woodland Gardens is owned by the Town of Bridgewater. 

Small picnics are fine, but any larger or more formal events should be booked through the Town of Bridgewater's Parks and Rec department. Call 902-543-2274, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

bficon-medWe are a breast feeding friendly site!  Please ask staff for assistance.

Genealogy Resource Brochure

No, we do not have genealogy records as such, but we have prepared this Genealogy Resources guide  to provide you with contacts that can help you.

Absolutely!  Please contact Museum Director Barbara Thompson, at 543-4033 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to discuss your needs.