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Address: 123 N Commerce St, Galena, IL 61036
Phone Number: 815 777 3310
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Description: Vendors peddled their wares at this Greek Revival Market House in the 19th...
Vendors peddled their wares at this Greek Revival Market House in the 19th century, which now hosts changing exhibits, meetings and special events.
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A wealth of information in this building. We learned so much about U. S. Grant and his family. The women working in the information center were so very helpful explaining any... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
Betty S
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Brookfield, Wisconsin

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Winneconne, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Very friendly and knowledgeable about history of Galena an general Grant . Fits well with the history of the town

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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Filled with information on Ulysses Grant! I loved this building and the information inside! The people inside were also very helpful in providing information on the town of Galena and things to do.

Brookfield, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

A wealth of information in this building. We learned so much about U. S. Grant and his family. The women working in the information center were so very helpful explaining any questions we had. In addition, they were more than anxious to give us maps and literature on other things we should see in the area.

Michigan Center, Michigan
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42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

It's not a large place, but it's packed with a lot of interesting information and artifacts. Lots of information about President Grant and the Civil War.

OntheGoLady
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

It is a wonderful museum and enjoyed so much learning about the battles of the Civil War and all the other great historical items found there. Knowing the history of the building and how the people used it to sell whatever they had was real interesting

Galena, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is where you want to stop in Galena if your looking for some information about the area. Susan and Sally are very helpful.

Chicago, Illinois
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35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

It was small but it serves it' s purpose a little history and helpful information about the town. You should stop in before exploring Main St. to find out what's going on in town.

Chicago, Illinois
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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This little museum is chock full of miscellaneous information about U. S. Grant, the town of Galena, and the Civil War. The building is authentic, and one of the oldest standing in the state with a very interesting history.

Romeoville
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Stopped in to get maps and information about the area. Very helpful and they gave us discount tickets and some suggestions about where to eat.

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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A lot of interesting history concerning Galena and the whole Grant family, really enjoyed looking at the displays. The person at the desk was also very helpful to us and we appreciated that.

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Address: 123 N Commerce St, Galena, IL 61036
Phone Number: 815 777 3310
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena

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