The Brockville Museum offers a variety of programs geared to an adult audience throughout the year.  These include workshops, lectures and seminars on a range of topics.

 History Talks: Second Thursday of the month at 2pm

(Formerly Talk & Tea) Explore Brockville’s fascinating social and industrial history with the museum’s Community Program Coordinator on the second Thursday of the month at 2pm, featuring a different topic each month. Talks last about 45 minutes. Participants are encouraged to share their own stories and ask questions. $5/person (+HST). Includes tea.

New: Advance reservations are recommended as capacity is limited. If you would like to reserve your seat in advance, please contact the museum by phone (613-342-4397) or drop by during business hours. A non-refundable (unless canceled by the museum) payment of $5 + HST ($5.65) is required at time of booking. Credit card payment can be made over the phone. Reservations can only be made for the upcoming History Talk (for example, we will only accept reservations for the May History Talk after the April History Talk).

2024 Dates & Topics (subject to change):

  • January 11: 20th Century Folk Art in Brockville
  • February 8: Brockville’s Fraternal & Women’s Associations
  • March 14: Brockville Newspapers (1821-1917)
  • April 11: Our American Neighbours – Brockville’s Relationships with Morristown and America
  • May 9: How Fires have shaped Brockville Streetscapes
  • June 13: Ship Spotting on the St. Lawrence River with guest speaker Viktor Kaczkowski
  • July 11: Summer Sports in Brockville
  • August 15: Brockville’s Dairy Industry – note date change
  • September 12: Weaving Community with the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum with guest speaker Michael Rikley-Lancaster
  • Michael Rikley-Lancaster will introduce guests to the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum. Highlighting such things as the building, accomplishments, the history, and the community it represents. Michael will also present quilts from the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum’s permanent collection.
  • October 10: Brockville Crimes & Criminals
  • November 14: Blitz Magazine
  • December 12: History of Brockville Photo Studios

Adult Programs:

The Brockville Museum offers a range of off-site adult talks, tours, and mini-muse exhibit kits which we can bring to you!  We can also customize any programs to meet your specific needs.  Please contact us to discuss options.  Click here to see what we are offering in 2024! Ready to book? Fill out and return our program inquiry form.

“Stories from the Stones” Virtual Cemetery Tour

In Fall 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023 we filmed a virtual cemetery tour featuring the stories from seven stones in the Old Brockville Cemeteries.

Virtual Exhibits: Check out our virtual exhibits online, anytime

Visit our Digital Museum for a variety of virtual content including virtual tours, exhibit talks, do it yourself activities, and behind-the-scenes videos.