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May 27 & 28, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Doors Open at the Brockville Musuem

The Brockville Museum offeres a "behind-the-scenes" look at the museum with guided tours hourly on the half hour. As part of "Doors Open Ontario", this is an opportunity for visitors to have a different look at the museum as well as visit other numerous sites of interest in the Leeds & Grenville area.  


Museum@Night - unique evening events to help celebrate Canada's 150th!

Explore the museum like never before through a series of uniquely themed after-hours events…live music will be playing, there will be special entertainment and hands-on activities, a unique snack selection for each event, and a cash bar hosted by the Young Professionals Network. 

Friday, May 26, 8 pm - 10 pm: Ottawa band “Werth It” will provide the music for a night of dancing for 60s Night.  Were you a mod or a rocker? A hippie or a square? There will be a costume contest for those who come in period dress and a dance contest.  This evening is a great complement to the new “How Brockville Celebrated the centennial” exhibit.

Friday, June 23, 8 pm - 10 pm: “Battle of the Brushes”, a chance for you to get up-close and personal with local artists as they create amazing works of art.  In three rounds of 30 minutes each artists will complete a canvas, you will get to vote one which pieces you like the most with works being auctioned off at the end of the evening.  

Advance purchase tickets for individual events are $12 (to be purchased prior to noon on the Wednesday prior to the event) or $15 at the door. Tickets are available online through Snapd Tix or at the museum.


July 15 & 16 "Brockville Spirit Walk" - times tba

Join us for a dramatic outdoor journey through history to discover the spirits of some of Brockville's historical personalities. Actors will share the stories of some of Brocockville's greatest accomplishments and events. Following the idyllic Brockville Trail this promises to an unforgettable event.


Annual Events


2017 date TBA "Raising a Glass for the Brockville Museum" Beer Tasting

One of our most popular events!  Watch for details!


Brockville's Criminal Past Walking Tours - will return in 2017

For those that dare, hear the story of one of Canada's largest bank heists, the twisted tale of the last man hanged in Brockville, the frightening account of a mass shooting and discover exactly what happened to John Simpson's skin.

Investigate some of these exiting and curious cases, all part of the Brockville Museum's historical downtown walking tour. The tours will be hosted at 3:00 and 7:00 p.m. each Friday in July and August and run rain or shine. Tickets are only $6 per person. As tours are limited to groups of 20 your space can only be confirmed by actual ticket purchase. Warning: some of the stories are graphic and the tour is not recommended for children under 10 years of age.


October 13 &14, 2017: Kitsch & Collectibles Silent Auction

What treasures will you find?  This annual Silent Auction features a variety of antiques and collectibles donated for the purposes of the silent auction by our community.  Always an amazing select of treasures.  Donations of quality items (of the kitsch and collectible variety) are welcomed from mid-August to mid-September.


Brockville's Premier Lecture Series resumes early 2018!

Now in it's 15th year, the Brockville Museum will host its annual winter lecture series running for 5 weeks commencing February 7th at 10 a.m.  Once again there will be a wide variety of topics being presented.  All lectures are held in the Carriage Hall of the museum and run for approximately 2 hours each. 


Friends Used Book Sale every spring!

Come browse our selection of quality used books donated by our community.  Always a great selection at amazing prices.  We accept donations of gently used books within the month prior to the sale.