The Museum is reopened !

A magnificent heritage house built in 1859 by Dr. Moses French Colby, with its original furnishings, archives and the rich collections of the Stanstead Historical Society.

Ongoing exhibitions...

In addition to the renewal of the permanent exhibition, come see the new temporary ones !

Tea Room

Due to the Covid-19, the tea room service will be unavailable until further notice.
Thank you for your understanding.

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Colby-Curtis Museum

The Colby-Curtis Museum is located in the heart of the town of Stanstead, in the beautiful Quebec Eastern Townships bordering the state of Vermont. The Museum is housed in ''Carrollcroft'', the former home of several generations of the Colby family. The imposing classic revival-style granite villa was built in 1859.  

Visitors will experience the elegant lifestyle enjoyed by the Colby’s through the permanent exhibition. Temporary exhibitions give visitors a glimpse of many other aspects of the fascinating history of the Stanstead County area.

The Museum is operated by the Stanstead Historical Society, which aims to preserve the cultural heritage of this border region.


We are reopened!

After many months of closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are glad to announce that the Museum is now reopened to the public. Come see our permanent exhibition and our gardens!

Back to class for Phelps participants!

Here is one of our guides, Makayla Chamberlain, who is occupying herself during the lockdown thanks to Phelps Helps! Read the article


Due to special measures taken to prevent the spreading of the COVID-19 virus, the Colby-Curtis Museum will be closed to the public until further notice.