Museum Information

The Northbrook History Museum, located in the three-story Northfield Inn, is handicapped accessible on the lower two floors. The lower level contains a large meeting room decorated with the Schinleber Photograph Collection and other permanent exhibits. The museum contains rotating exhibits on the main floor.

The top floor is a re-created 1890s Shermerville home. The home has a parlor, sewing room, kitchen, dining room, child’s room, bathroom and bedroom. Each room is authentically decorated and furnished with period furniture, fixtures, clothing, toys and artifacts. A video tour of this Shermerville home is also available.

The Northbrook History Museum is open by appointment, every Sunday 2pm to 4pm, and every Thursday from 10am to 2:00pm, except on national holidays. Stop in and learn about Northbrook and its rich heritage!