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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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Fun way to see Galena

We got free tickets to the trolley because we stayed at DeSoto House. Nice way to see this small town. The driver/tour guide was friendly and knowledgeable. We took this tour as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Edgerton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Our tour was very informative and helped us get a wonderful perspective of Galena. Our tour guide was top notch-very informative and helpful.

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Dubuque, Iowa
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I highly recommend taking this tour! It`s a great way to learn all about Galena in 1 hour. Doug the driver is very friendly and very knowlgeable about all the history of Galena. I will be sure to return for another or all the other tours they have to offer.

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WI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We got free tickets to the trolley because we stayed at DeSoto House. Nice way to see this small town. The driver/tour guide was friendly and knowledgeable. We took this tour as soon as we arrived, which I recommend as it gives you an idea of where other things are that you might want to see.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Thought we were getting a tour of the city AND a stop at 3 houses. Instead stopped at 3 houses (which we could have done on our own for $15) and had a rambling tour guide who talked more about places to eat and disjointed facts than she did about the history and details of the city. For the $38... More 

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Edwardsville, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The upgraded bus tour was nice, but a little pricey. If you don't have much time and would like to see the Dowling House, Belvedere Mansion and US Grant's home in about two hours this is the way to go.

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Decatur, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

make sure you get the right price. they told me 30.00 and it was 44 its better to go do it yourself, and then they get you to buy a show ticket Hypnosis but at the end of the tour they give you a card buy one get one free, well if you don't go back in you are screwed... More 

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East Moline, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

We did the ghost tour and our tour guide was Natalie. She did an excellent job! She was very knowledgable and made the the tour interesting and funny! Would recommend doing the tour when visiting Galena.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The Galena Trolley is a great way to see the historic area without climbing all the steps and hills. Doing this one hour tour on day one helped us get a real feel for the area and how we would spend our time. The driver was very knowledgable!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Very knowledgeable and friendly tour guides. Had a lot of fun doing the city tour and the ghost tour. The hypnosis show is a must see.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This was a nice overview of Galena, Illinois. I would recommend doing it when you get to town so you can decide where you want explore.

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Additional Information about Galena Trolley Tours

Address: 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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