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Culture Days will return September 22 – October 15, 2023.

Touring Historic Sovereign House in picturesque Bronte


History & heritage Museum Painting Self-guided Visual arts
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Sovereign House is on Bronte Bluff’s-2 storey house on east side at end of street.

7 West River Street, Oakville

Oakville, ON

Directions: There is a small, public parking lot just north of Sovereign House with a path that leads you to the front entrance of the house.


Free, and accepts optional pay-what-you-may donations for admission.

Offered in English.


When you arrive at Sovereign House you will see lovely period gardens (1910), by the Bronte Horticultural Society. When you enter Sovereign House you will be greeted by a host who will tell you about the Art Exhibit and you will be invited to a self-guided tour of the 2 storey Historic House which was finished in 1846. The House was built by Charles Sovereign, one of the founding people of Bronte.

We will have masks and hand sanitizer available at the front door for those who wish to use. Doors will be open for cross ventilation where possible.



Bronte Historical Society

The Bronte Historical Society is a volunteer run non-profit charitable organization dedicated to preserving Bronte’s heritage and celebrating its past.

The mission of the Society is to collect, organize and preserve material about Bronte and the surrounding area, to promote awareness and appreciation of Bronte’s history,

As a resource centre, the Society provides community outreach, including content on our website and Facebook page, in order to encourage increased knowledge about the Heritage of Bronte. We have guest speakers and present rotating exhibits and displays.