Come by the Bristol Historical Society and open the doorway to Bristol’s rich history!
With interesting collections, and items for sale like books, postcards, and other merchandise, the Bristol Historical Society is the perfect place to connect with your roots. Also home to the Memorial Military Museum and an array of events, you’ll appreciate history in a whole new way!
The Bristol Historical Society collects, preserves, and interprets significant historical resources to enhance the present community and provide a historical context for future growth. Our vision, sustained by the work of staff and volunteers and supported by the generosity of the community, the Bristol Historical Society strives to: Develop and operate a vigorous center for a variety of community educational activities. Collect, preserve, and interpret a collection of local historic artifacts and records. Promote community events of historical significance with public appeal. Encourage the preservation and restoration of the community’s historical assets.