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DesBrisay Museum

Friends of DesBrisay Museum

Located In Bridgewater
Where To Find Us
DesBrisay Museum
130 Jubilee Rd
Bridgewater, NS B4V 3X9
Areas Served Lunenburg County
Phone 902-543-4033
Contact Chris Bedford, Secretary/Treasurer, Friends of the DesBrisay Museum; Phone: (Residence) (902) 543-9270; Email:
Alternate Contact Virginia Oickle, Chair, Friends of the DesBrisay Museum; Phone: (Residence) 902-543-6890; Email:
Mailing Address c/o DesBrisay Museum 
60 Pleasant St 
Bridgewater, NS B4V 3X9
Fax 902-543-4713
Description & Services
Information When you join as a member of Friends of DesBrisay Museum, you are helping to support the museum, while also meeting new people, and if you are interested, learning new skills. 
Membership runs January 1 to December 31 and is renewed each January. 
Membership in Friends provides the following benefits: 
-invitations to exhibit openings and special events 
-exclusive member events 
-member discounts on gift shop purchases 
-volunteer opportunities 
-bi-monthly Newsletter 
-Free admission to the Museum 
DesBrisay Museum also offers great volunteer opportunities.  
Call, email, drop in, or visit our website to learn more about how to become a member, or a volunteer. You can download both the Membership and Volunteer application form from the Museum website at
Eligibility Ages: 13 year(s) and up 
Must be 13 or older for youth volunteer positions
Hours Museum Fall/Winter public hours - Wednesday to Sunday 1 to 5 pm (September 1 to May 31), closed Monday and Tuesdays; Summer Hours - Tuesday to Saturday 9 to 5 pm, Sunday 1 to 5 p.m., closed Mondays (June to September)
Meetings Monthly Board meetings at 7 pm at the DesBrisay Museum
Accessibility Wheelchair accessible
Special Information
Established 1988
Tags Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect ; Visual Arts ; Volunteer Opportunity