Simcoe County Archives

Office Phone 705-726-9331
Toll Free Phone 1-866-893-9300 ext. 1287
Fax 705-725-5341
Primary Contact General Inquiries; Phone: 705-726-9331 ext 1285 * 1-866-893-9300 ext 1287; Email:
Alternate Contact Mathew Fells, County Archivist; Phone: 705-726-9300 ext 1285; Email:
Hours Tuesday to Friday 8:30 am-4 pm
Description and Service
Description (Service) The Archives collects, preserves and makes available: 
*Corporate records of the County and local municipal governments  
*Private manuscripts, such as the personal papers of residents 
*Business records  
*Papers of clubs, institutions, and associations  
*Community newspapers and publications 
*Oral history and other sound recordings 
*Moving images 
*Genealogical information 
*records reflect some aspect of the County's history
Dates Closed on all statutory holidays and occasionally for staff training and development. Please check the website to verify opening hours on specific days.
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Drop-in
Languages English
Fees Service - for reproductions, call for information ; None - admission ; Fees for reproductions, call for information or  
No admission, entry, or access fees.
Location Information
Areas Served Simcoe County
Located In Community Midhurst
Address & Map
1149 Highway 26
Minesing, ON L9X 0Z7
View MapQuest Map
Intersection Highway 26 W and County Road 27, next to Simcoe County Museum
Mailing Address c/o Simcoe County Archives 
1149 Highway 26 
Minesing, ON 
Canada L9X 0Z7
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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