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Address: 314 S. Main Street, Galena, IL 61036
Phone Number: 815-777-1248
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed - Sat 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Description: Galena Trolley Tours - One Hour Non-Stop Tour of the City, 2 1/2 Hour Tour...
Galena Trolley Tours - One Hour Non-Stop Tour of the City, 2 1/2 Hour Tour of Homes(3 Home Tours). We have quality and affordability with 25 years behind us. All kids ride free and every customer gets a bag of popcorn. We have the cute little cherry apple red trolleys just in the flood gates on the right. Come check out our snack & gift shop and restrooms and relax while you wait for your tour. We care about our customers and want them to enjoy their time in Galena.
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Galena Trolley Tours

The trolley tour was recommended by family members. We took the 1 hour tour. It was very informative and interesting. There is a huge history in this area from the early... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Waterloo, Iowa
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Waterloo, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The trolley tour was recommended by family members. We took the 1 hour tour. It was very informative and interesting. There is a huge history in this area from the early 1830-1850s. Very friendly guide with tons of info and a fun sense of humor. Recommend an extra hour for the tour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The lady who took our money and gave us our tickets seemed like she couldn't care less. However, the driver/tour guide was fantastic. The trolley is very old school, but comfortable. We took the one hour tour, they offer longer ones too. The driver had a microphone system so she could give the tour and was very informed. She was... More 

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Davenport, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I have traveled to Galena many times and this is the first time I took the trolley. The tour was first rate and covered all of the high points of Galena's history. I would recommend taking the tour first, then driving to the points that interested you the most.

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Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I'm really not a "tour" type person, but I found this tour to be a must while visiting Galena. There is so much history in Galena that you would never know about unless you took this tour. Well worth your time

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Took the ghost tour at night, it was fun. The staff we purchased tickets from were a little unfriendly. The tour guide thou was very silly and made the tour fun. Good tour to get a good haunted history of Galena.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We did the night ghost trolley tour and had a great time. The ghost host with the most drove us around town and stopped at various sights to tell us haunted stories. Not very spooky, but it was a great way to get around town and see the sights.

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Darien, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Went on historical mansion tour to Ulyssey S. Grant house, Belvedere and Downling house. Includes entry fee and guided tours. aired conditioned minibus.

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Dubuque, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Galena Trolley Tours offers an excellent history tour of Galena. Doug the driver was very personable and knowleagable about all the history of Galena. I can`t wait to come back to Galena and do the Ghost Tour, 2 1/2 hour tour of homes or hypnosis show. I highly recommend Galena Trolley Tours!

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Peru, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

So dang informative and what a way to see and learn about the town!! Loved it and would recommend doing the Ghost tour as well. Everyone is so friendly and willing to give up all the little tidbits that you never thought happened in the town. Will be going back.

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Port Washington, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is s great way to understand the sera and what to explore next. I could have gone on another tour to learn more. The guide was very knowledgeable.

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Additional Information about Galena Trolley Tours

Address: 314 S. Main Street, Galena, IL 61036
Phone Number: 815-777-1248
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm  8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm  8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm  8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm  8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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