The Northbrook History Museum is located in the three-story former Bartelme’s Northfield Inn at 1776 Walters Avenue, Northbrook, Illinois.

The museum is open every Sunday 2pm to 4pm, except on national holidays. The Museum is also open by appointment. Please call 847-498-3404 to arrange an appointment.

The museum 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 main floor contains rotating exhibits.

The upper floor is a re-created 1890-1910 Shermerville home. The home has a parlor, a sewing room, a kitchen, a dining room, a child’s room, a bathroom and a bedroom. Each room is authentically decorated and furnished with period furniture, fixtures, clothing, toys and artifacts!

Please stop in during our open hours, and learn about Northbrook and its rich heritage!

© Copyright 2023 - Northbrook History Museum & Heritage Center Archives. All Rights Reserved.