Come re-visit Lillia’s Lessons, our limited series that premiered during May/June 2020 to coincide with Museum Month. Videos can be found below!


May 16th – History of Royal Visits in Canada

Watch Lillia, an educational programmer here at BHS, lead us down memory lane (and beyond) to discuss the history of British Royalty visiting Canada. Explore various historical documents and artifacts from these times and find out if any ever came to Brantford!

Lillia's Lessons – History Royal Visits

Enjoy the first offering of Lillia's Lessons, in honour of Victoria Day weekend! Learn about the various British royal visits made to Brantford over the years!#museumsfromhome #victoriaday #Brantford #museumsconnectON

Posted by Brant Historical on Saturday, May 16, 2020

May 23rd – Hats!

Lillia joins us again to talk about the history of hats and show us wonderful examples from BHS’s own collection. Watch the changing fashions throughout times and learn about which famous Brantfordian’s wore some of our collection!

Lillia's Lessons

Join us for another Saturday of Lillia's Lessons! Today we are going through the history of hats! Showccasing items from our own collection and more, be taken back in time through the history of fashion.#Museumsfromhome #MayisMuseumMonth

Posted by Brant Historical on Friday, May 22, 2020

May 30th – Getting Around Town

Join us as we learn about how Brantfordians got around town through various modes and methods of transportation!

Lillia's Lessons

Welcome to today's lesson: Getting around town! Learn about the historic methods of inter- and intra- city travel options (when they were not in quarantine)!#MayisMuseumMonth

Posted by Brant Historical on Friday, May 29, 2020

June 6th – The Summer Vacation

Missing some of your favourite summer activities? Don’t fret! Join us today for the next installment of Lillia’s Lessons, ‘The Summer Vacation’

Lillia's Lessons: The Summer Vacation

Missing some of your favourite summer activities? Don't fret! Join us today for the next installment of Lillia's Lessons, 'The Summer Vacation'.

Posted by Brant Historical on Saturday, June 6, 2020

June 14th – Dairy Farming in Brantford- Brant

Join us as we learn a bit about the dairy farms and milkmen in Brantford and Brant County!

Lillia's Lessons: Dairy Farming in Brantford-Brant

Happy Sunday! Join us for our next installment of Lillia's Lessons.

Posted by Brant Historical on Sunday, June 14, 2020

June 20th – Postcard Tour of Brantford

Join us for the next installment of Lillia’s Lessons as we take a tour of Brantford using the museum’s postcard collection!

Lillia's Lessons: Postcard Tour of Brantford

Join us for the next installment of Lillia's Lessons as we take a tour of Brantford using the museum's postcard collection!

Posted by Brant Historical on Saturday, June 20, 2020

June 27th – Crimes and Criminals

For the final episode of Lillia’s Lessons, we’re examining the curious cases of ‘Crimes and Criminals’ in Brantford’s past.

Lillia's Lessons: Crimes and Criminals

Join us for the final installment of Lillia's Lessons as we learn about Crimes and Criminals in Brantford's Past!

Posted by Brant Historical on Saturday, June 27, 2020