Step into 1867- Discoverer Experience

Play dress up for a full day’s experience at Sherbrooke Village Museum! There’s no better way to experience history than to immerse yourself into the life as it was in Sherbrooke in the vibrant Victorian era!

About this experience


  • Dress in period costume; who will you become? A member of the gentry, a farming family, or blacksmith apprentice? Costumes are available for all ages.

  • Be treated to a special Victorian tea at McDaniel’s Tearoom & Restaurant

  • Experience includes full day’s access to all of Sherbrooke Village museum Participate in a stewardship project to leave your mark on history with us; and take home a special piece of Sherbrooke Village as a memory of your time spent in 1867.



Your Hands-On-History guide will greet, and escort you to the beginning of your special journey into the past. Enjoy the lessons in Victorian etiquette & traditions as our professional staff adorn you in a period costume that will transform you back in time. Your experience will be customized perfectly to your preference of what part of society you wish to become. Be prepared to immerse yourself in the requirements of your chosen standing in history! There will be interactions, learnings and memories made today you will not soon forget!



Dates: Offered daily July 4- Aug 27,2022 from 10:00-3pm. Reservations must be made 48 hours in advance


Price: $69.95 adults, $34.95 children + HST (Preferred family rates available)


Cancellation policy: Cancellations made less than 3 days prior are non-refundable. Participants will be notified 48 hours in advance if experience is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.


Good to know: Will take place rain or shine. Umbrellas will be provided if necessary. Please check in at Visitor Reception Centre to meet your Hands-on-History guide.


We will be following all COVID Restrictions.

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