Eva Brook Donly Museum and Archives

Service Details
Hours Tue-Thu 10 am-4 pm
Areas Served Brant County ; Brantford ; Haldimand County ; Norfolk County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or e-mail * One week notice requested for group tours
Languages English
Fees Admission - Museum - by donation
Address and Location
Located In Community Simcoe
Address & Map
109 Norfolk St S
Simcoe, ON N3Y 2W3
Intersection Norfolk St S and Water St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description
Description (Service) Two storey brick building, erected in the mid 1840s * First home of Thomas J. Mulkins; his son Henry continued to live there until Artist Eva Brook Donly and her husband purchased it in 1924 and willed the house to the Town of Simcoe  
 
Self-guided tours available for 30-90 minutes * Large "Glorious Old Norfolk" gallery showcases 300 years of history of the county of Norfolk * United Empire Loyalist mural and display depicts the arrival of Loyalists to Norfolk County * Has an 1860's kitchen * Garden at back * A Children's Discovery Room with hands-on activities for children of all ages 
 
Archives and Loyalist Library located on premises in most popular Family History Library * Norfolk Historical Society maintains archives; hosts Annual family genealogy/history fair with books, family tree charts, maps, computer programs, etc for visitors and exhibitors from all over southern Ontario
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-426-1583
Fax 519-426-1584
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Helen Bartens, Curator / Manager