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Museum@Night: Counterculture Series,  April 26, and May 31, 2019 

Join us for our uniquely themed Museum@Night events and indulge your curiosity! All Museum@Night events music provided by DJ Atomik, themed snacks, cash bar, and interactive activities:

May 31: Inked  Got a tattoo?  Or are you curious about the art, ink, history, or process?  Someone is getting inked live while you explore the travelling "My Story, My Tattoo" exhibit and try your hand at the art, or surprise your friends by sharing photos of your (temporary) tattoo at our photo booth.

All events kick off at 7 pm.  Get a great deal by purchasing your tickets in advance! Tickets are only $12 (if purchased by noon the Wednesday prior) or $15 at the door. Tickets are available through the Brockville Arts Centre box office or at the door.


Talk & Tea!  The 2nd Thursday of every month! 2 p.m. in the Carriage Hall.  Admission $5 (only $3 for museum members).

Upcoming topics*

  • May 9: Brockville's Dance Halls
  • June 13 Brockville Hotels
  • July 11: Phillips cables
  • August 8: Boat Building in Brockville

go to Talk & Tea for the entire 2019 program listings.

*topics may be subject to change


Brockville's Criminal Past Walking Tours - Thursdays 3 p.m. & Fridays 7 p.m. June 20 - August 23

Explore Brockville's criminal past on the Brockville Museum's downtown walking tour. Hear some of the curious accounts from trials held at the local courthouse; learn about one of the largest bank heists in Canadian history, and discover exactly what happened to John Simpson's skin, among other true stories.

Experienced and entertaining historical interpreters will be your hosts on this 90 minute journey. Tickets are only $8 per person and are available for purchase through SNAP'D or in person at the Brockville Museum.  Parental discretion is advised. All tours begin and end at the Museum.


Historic Waterfront Walking Tours - Thursdays 7 p.m. & Fridays 3 p.m. June 20 - August 23

The St. Lawrence River has always held a special place in Brockville's history. Once our industrial core, our shores have been transformed into the city's recreational heart. Let one of the Brockville Museum's entertaining and informed historical interpreters tell you some of the fascinating stories about our treasured waterfront.

Tours are approximately 90 minutes in length. Tickets are only $8 per person and are available for purchase through   or in person at the Brockville Museum.  All tours begin and end at the Museum.


Raising a Glass for the Brockville Museum - Tuesday, July 16, 2019! 

Join us for this highly-anticipated fundraiser that highlights some of our best locally produced foods and beverages. Enjoy live entertainment while sampling a variety of tasty treats!  


Heritage Skills Workshops - September 25, October 30, & November 27, 2019

Intimate hands-on workshops allow participants to explore largely-forgotten skills and techniques.  Workshops take place the last Wednesday on the month September through November where you will have the chance to learn these once common-place skills in an informal and friendly environment with museum educator Peggy Hause.


2019 Kitsch & Collectibles Silent Auction: Friday, October 4, 12 noon - 4 p.m. & Saturday, October 5, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

What treasures will you find?  This annual Silent Auction organized by the Friends of the Brockville Museum features a variety of antiques and collectibles donated for the purposes of the silent auction by our community.  Donations of quality items (of the kitsch and collectible variety) are always welcomed. 


Annual Winter Lecture Series: Tuesdays, February 4 - March 3, 2020 

Enjoy inspiring guest speakers who will be presenting on a variety of unique themes in Canadian culture and history in this series of five lectures.  The list of speakers will be announced in early January.  For an idea of what we offer, go to 2019 Winter Lecture Series program.


Friends of the Brockville Museum Used Book Sale - annually each spring

Come browse our selection of quality used books donated by our community.  Always a great selection at amazing prices.