March 19, 2024 – “The History of the Northbrook Historical Society and More” at 7:00pm, in partnership with the Northbrook Public Library.

March 24 – Northbrook Symphony celebrates the Northbrook Historical Society.

May 13 – “Northbrook in Bloom” at 7:00pm, in partnership with the Northbrook Public Library

June 15, July 13, and August 10 – “Shermer Stories” at the corner of Shermer and Meadow roads at 7pm.

September 7 – History Bus Tour of Northbrook at 1pm, in partnership with the Northbrook Public Library

September 15 – The 46th Annual Shermerfest on the Village Green from noon to 4pm

November 17 – Village of Northbrook’s 123rd Birthday Open House 2 to 4pm at the Northbrook History Museum located at 1776 Walters Avenue

Hours and Location

Northbrook Historical Society
1812 Chapel Court
Northbrook, Illinois 60062

Northbrook History Museum
1776 Walters Avenue
Northbrook, Illinois 60062
Phone: (847) 498-3404

Open Sundays 2pm-4pm
or by appointment

Hope Union Heritage Center
Archives and Offices
1812 Chapel Court
Northbrook, Illinois 60062
Phone: (847) 498-3404

Open Thursdays 10am-2pm
or by appointment

Further Contact Info

Phone: (847) 498-3404
E-mail: [email protected]

All facilities are closed on national holidays.

Pledge Your Support

Purchase a membership today to pledge your ongoing support for the Northbrook History Museum and Heritage Center Archives!

We are the keeper of the stories, and we also store, and care for, most of Northbrook’s historical photographs, records, and artifacts.

Sponsors

The Northbrook Historical Society is an all-volunteer organization which receives no funding from the Village.  We are kept afloat by donations, volunteers from our community, and our generous sponsors who are listed below.

Sunset Foods

Northbrook Factoid

Two stores have been in the Village Shopping Center since the beginning…

Phillip’s Shoe Clinic and O’Reilly Cleaners!

Northbrook Voices

Recording and preserving the stories of life in Northbrook. A project of the Northbrook History Museum and the Northbrook Public Library.

northbrookvoices.org

Children’s Program

Volunteers are needed for our children’s program.  We need docents to give guided tours of the Northbrook History Museum for field trips in the coming year.  Please contact us for more details.