What's On

SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS

Wood & Wheeler

PERMANENT GALLERIES

Our permanent galleries (Paul Holland Knowlton Cabin, Old Academy, Martin Annex, and Fire Hall & Tower) are OPEN for the Summer Season.

Directions

The BCHS is located at 130, Rue Lakeside in the picturesque village of Knowlton  (Quebec). Most GPS devices will be able to guide you to Museum.

 

From Montreal (approx. 1 hour):

- Take Highway 10 East to Exit 90 (Waterloo/Valcourt/Lac-Brome)

- Turn right on Chemin Foster/QC-243 South

- Continue on QC-243S for 8.1 km. The BCHS will be on your left.

From Sherbrooke (approx. 50mins):

- Take Highway 10 West to Exit 90 (Waterloo/Valcourt/Lac-Brome)

- Turn right on Chemin Foster/QC-243 South

- Continue on QC-243S for 8.1 km. The BCHS will be on your left.

From Burlington, VT (approx. 90mins):

 - Take I-89 North

- Continue onto QC-133 N after crossing the Quebec/Vermont Border

- Turn right onto QC-202 E

- Turn right onto QC-104 E/QC-139 S

- Turn left onto Rue Lakeside/QC-243 N (signs for Highway 10/Waterloo). The BCHS will be on your right.

Hours: Summer Season (May 22 - October 11, 2021)

Exhibition Galleries 

& BCHS Offices

Monday:         10:00am - 5:00pm

Tuesday:        10:00am - 5:00pm

Wednesday:  10:00am - 5:00pm

Thursday:      10:00am - 5:00pm

Friday:            10:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday:      10:00am - 5:00pm (Offices Closed)

Sunday:          10:00am - 5:00pm (Offices Closed)

Library & Archives

Monday:         9:00am - 4:30pm

Tuesday:        9:00am - 4:30pm

Wednesday:  9:00am - 4:30pm

Thursday:      9:00am - 4:30pm

Friday:            9:00am - 4:30pm

Saturday:      CLOSED

Sunday:         CLOSED

The archives are open by appointment only. Special accommodations can be made for researchers who are only available on weekends. Write us at archives@shcb.ca to book an appointment.

Admission Fees: (Summer Season)

General Admission:     $10

Student (7-17):            $6

Seniors (65 & up):       $8

Children (6 & under):      Free

Members: Free -- To find out more about our membership packages, click here

Parking

There are multiple free parking spots in front of the Brome County Historical Society on Chemin Lakeside. There are a few other additional spots available on Chemin St. Paul just around the corner in front of the Old Courthouse.

Accessibility

 

 

The BCHS is committed to providing an accessible environment for all. All of our buildings have step free access. Both the Old County Courthouse and the Centennial Building have access ramps.