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So Much History!

Such a great museum full of so much history! We have visited this museum many times and we learn... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Got some very good information!

It was interesting to see the stuff they had posted and also got some good information. The ladies... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
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123 N Commerce St, Galena, IL 61036-2209
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a great museum full of so much history! We have visited this museum many times and we learn something new each time we visit! It is a must see in Galena!

Thank Sugars4
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We stopped by the welcome center to see what information they had for the downtown area. But they are closed on Wednesdays, imagine that a welcome center that closes.

Thank rick w
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Nice little welcome center. It has a lot of brochures about the various things to do in the area. Also a little history of the area.

Thank CruiserIllinois
Reviewed 20 August 2018

It was interesting to see the stuff they had posted and also got some good information. The ladies working when we stopped in were very helpful!

1  Thank spatterson8705
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Full of brochures to help you plan and staffed by knowledgeable people who love Galena, this center is fairly new and so helpful in planning our visit.

Thank purselady1
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We stopped here first for information. Super friendly and very helpful staff. They had lots of suggestions for our first time into town.

Thank Davidamy617
Reviewed 27 June 2018

This is a nice friendly place to get started in Galena. There is lots of information available and the staff was very helpful. They also have a lot of museum like displays to look at. We were here on a weekday so it wasn't very...More

Thank bbqkeith48
Reviewed 21 June 2018

After we did the one hour tour, we came to the information center to get information about some of the things we heard about on the tour. The information center also is a museum with lots of interesting items. There is parking nearby, there are...More

1  Thank Cooperton
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Recommend stopping here first. Very helpful and knowledgeable staff. A good place to stop in for local information.

Thank Sherrie1166
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Large building with a lot of information about the area. Knowledgeable staff to answer all your questions.

Thank Patricia S
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Kayde M
25 March 2018|
Response from CubsFan-TA | Reviewed this property |
While I don't travel with a pet, this is a pet friendly town. It is in vogue to walk Main St. with a dog at your side. Never heard a cross word directed at a pet owner from businesses or resident.
13 April 2017|
Response from jeanettetrevino542 |
Would like to go horseback riding,can you recommend somewhere?