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Come and explore the past at our Museum!

Housed in several historic buildings, our museum tells the stories of those who have called this area their home over the centuries.

And don’t forget to check out our Children’s Museum!


  • Paul Holland Knowlton House

    Paul Holland Knowlton House

    At a special meeting of the Board of Directors of the Brome County Historical Society (BCHS) on September 26, 2014,…

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  • Tibbit’s Hill Schoolhouse

    Tibbit’s Hill Schoolhouse

    Built in 1844 to replace a log structure which had been erected in 1827, the one-room fieldstone structure served English-speaking…

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  • Old County Courthouse

    Old County Courthouse

    Court is no longer in session in this building, constructed in 1858-59, but the old courtroom is still available for…

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  • Old Fire Hall and Tower

    Old Fire Hall and Tower

    In the Old Fire Hall, visitors will find a general store, blacksmith’s shop, post office, and vintage radio display dedicated…

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  • Children’s Museum

    Children’s Museum

    Located in the Marion Phelps Building and inaugurated in 2014, our new Children’s Museum invites children and families to explore…

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  • Martin Annex

    Martin Annex

    The Martin Annex houses our War Museum. On August 26, 1921, Sir Robert Borden opened this addition, a gift donated…

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  • The Old Academy

    The Old Academy

    Built in 1854, the original Knowlton Academy houses a schoolroom with its original stenciling and blackboards, as well as an…

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  • Centennial Building

    Centennial Building

    Built in 1967 in honour of Canada’s centenary, the Centennial Building is home to the Society’s administration and ticket center.…

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