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Eva Brook Donly Museum & Archives

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This museum is a gem. It is restored to the highest level and has period furniture in it. The staff... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
This is a nice local museum.

This museum is a lovely place to take your family.they often have special exhibits on display and... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
Jennifer I
Simcoe, Ontario, Canada
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19 Jul 2018
10 Jul 2017
“You do not know what your missing.”
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109 Norfolk St S, Simcoe, Ontario N3Y 2W3, Canada
+1 519-426-1583
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Reviewed 20 July 2018

This museum is a gem. It is restored to the highest level and has period furniture in it. The staff were helpful and interested in answering questions.I would recommend having a visit to this site.

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Behind the walls of this century home is a wealth of imformation and artifacts displayed in a great old fashioned way. I honestly had no idea Eva Brook had so much to look at and read. It is truly a gem and should remain opened....More

1  Thank penguin6892
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This museum is a lovely place to take your family.they often have special exhibits on display and always do a lovely Christmas theme.

Thank Jennifer I
Reviewed 17 July 2016

The museum is established in a beautiful historical home. The tour takes you through the years and is incredibly informative. Although we never used the archives, its nice to have them readily available. The volunteer was pleasant to talk to and knowledgeable. A must see...More

Thank TheBugGuy
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I have been to the Eva Brook Donly M&A twice to do family history research and have been so impressed both times. All staff are extremely friendly and helpful. The quality of the resources available in the archives is absolutely amazing! If you have family...More

Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 16 February 2016

For history buffs this is one place you need to spend some time. I'm here researching my local family history and have found the staff to be some of the nicest and most helpful people to help me to date in my search for family...More

Thank 000barber
Reviewed 3 August 2015

The moment I stepped into the museum, I felt welcomed. The girl at the reception was so charming and helpful, telling me about where things were. I started going through the main house and its Victorian rooms ... on the ground floor, the kitchen, dining...More

Thank KathleenR_28
Reviewed 21 May 2015

They have a volunteer to assist you if you need it, but before long you learn the routine of where to look and how, then you only need a little help occasionally. I always photo copy material that if find and mark the source, so...More

4  Thank OntarioGrannyC
Reviewed 9 January 2015

The archives are the best in the area. The staff are very helpful. We are members of the Norfolk Historical Society and therefore enjoy the benefits of membership. I encourage people to sign up for membership, because this is needed to keep the museum open....More

1  Thank Robert C
Reviewed 5 November 2014

It's a relatively small museum. Then again Simcoe is a small town. You will be surprised at the professional set up of displays and the smiling faces behind the desk. Great way to spend an hour or so and also enjoy some quiet as you...More

1  Thank Roger S
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