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Address: 314 S. Main Street, Galena, IL 61036
Phone Number: 815-777-1248
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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I love trolley tours. I like to do that when I first arrive to get recommendations and local history. This tour provided what I expected in that respect. I think it could have... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Hobart, Indiana
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Did the evening ghost tour. Guide was great really knew the facts of the ghost stories. Well worth the money

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Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

the guide was great. Lasts about an hour. was 18$ . Do go on this so informative, nice was to save walking and seeing a lot. The history is great and see a lot.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

For our first visit to Galena, we started with this narrated trolley tour, offered every hour. Check hours by season. Website says open 10 am to 5 pm, but turns out the first tour STARTS at 10 am, so arrive before 10 am if you want to take the first tour of the day. Surcharge for credit cards and no... More 

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Iowa
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I love trolley tours. I like to do that when I first arrive to get recommendations and local history. This tour provided what I expected in that respect. I think it could have gone a little longer and talked about more of Galena. It would have been great to have a half day tour that would have taken us to... More 

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Evergreen Park, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

The fact that you can't get prices before you go is not good. The need more customer service training. Guide was informative.

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This narrated one-hour tram tour of Galena is a good starting point for the first-time traveler or one who hasn't visited for several years. It serves a a good overview for where to visit and what to do. It also helps gives the traveler a feel for the order of things to do based on the geography. She stopped a... More 

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Wisconsin
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

My boyfriend was not interested in the trolley tour but I finally talked him into it. He only did it for me but ended up liking it in the end. He was even telling people we met that they should do it. We learned a lot about the town on this tour and we would like to do it again.

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Middleton, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Before you start strolling the streets and shops of Galena, take the trolley tour. It will give you a much greater understanding of the history of the city and its buildings. It will also help you decide what places you want to visit within the city. When you start your stroll, you will then know that the store you're in... More 

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Wind Lake, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We saw the colorful trolleys and couldn't wait to see what they offered. We booked two tours right away and was able to save $5 off the price of one tour. Natalie guided us on the ghost tour and narrated a spooky account of hauntings at various hotels and cemeteries. She was good natured and knowledgeable. We were not able... More 

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Bethalto, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We had a great time on our trolley tour. The driver had a great sense of humor but he also had a vast knowledge of the history of Galena. We thought it was well worth the cost.

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