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Musée Historique du Comté de Brome

Musée Historique du Comté de Brome Review

Several buildings, including the former County Courthouse dating back to 1859, the old firehall (fire station), and a former school, house an eclectic collection that include 19th-century farm tools, Native Canadian arrowheads, and military uniforms and a World War 1 Fokker aircraft. It all offers visitors a wonderful opportunity to learn about the Loyalists who settled the area after fleeing the American Revolution. The museum also maintains the Tibbits Hill Pioneer School, a stone schoolhouse built in 1834 to serve rural families—kids can find out what education was like in the mid–19th century.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 130 rue Lakeside, Knowlton, QC, J0E 1V0 | Map It
  • Phone: 450/243–6782
  • Cost: C$5
  • Hours: Mid-May–mid-Oct., Mon.–Sat. 10–4:30, Sun. 11–4:30; Tibbits Hill School and the Old Court House: Sun. 1–4
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  • Location: Knowlton (Lac Brome)
Updated: 08-12-2013

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