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Galena Trolley Tours

314 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2229
+1 815-777-1248
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Great Tour!!! Terrible Customer Service

We took the 1 hour tour it was really educational and the tour guide was funny and informative... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
2018Andy
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Great tour by Nick on the Galena Trolley Tours!

We took the hour tour. It was reasonable price and Nick, our tour guide was funny and informed. The... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ellen A
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Galesburg
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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.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“hour tour” (71 reviews)
“great overview” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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314 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2229
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+1 815-777-1248
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We took the 1 hour tour it was really educational and the tour guide was funny and informative. The issue we ran into was before the tour even stated. The desk attended was too busy to help us, telling us it'd be about 5 minutes,...More

Thank 2018Andy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We took the hour tour. It was reasonable price and Nick, our tour guide was funny and informed. The lady that sold us our ticket watched our stoller we let behind and got a drink for my Service dog, Mozart. It should be the first...More

Thank Ellen A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walking around and saw the trolley tour! The cost was not bad since the kids are free for the one hour tour with a paid adult. Once on the trolley our guide Dave gave some history of the towns founding and how President Grant lived...More

Thank Amanda P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am glad we took the trolley tour as soon as we got to town. It explained so much of the history and we could inform our husbands when they were done golfing:) It is a very interesting little town.

Thank Sydson
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We like to take the city tour where ever and when ever we visit. This one was just average and we would not recommend it for the money spent.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You learn a ton from this tour. The guide was extremely knowledgeable. Only thing that kept this from being a 5 is no A/C on the trolleys. It was 95 and humid when we went so it was warm on the trip.

Thank Chris D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did a 1 hour tour - and it was a great way to see the town, without walking/driving. It's very informative, and the tour guide is engaging.

Thank trsces
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on this tour our first day. It was very informative and well worth your time and money. A "must do" while in Galena!

Thank A S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the 1 hour tour. Our guide I believe was Nate. A good start to our first trip to town. The hour tour was perfect to get the history and layout of the town. A river town with beautiful brick buildings on Main Street and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an excellent way to get a tour of the city of Galena with lots of interesting information about the history of the area as well as the various sites to see.

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jgpayner
April 18, 2018|
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Response from MilesMom523 | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember exactly, but depending on the tour, I think they start around $20/person and go up from there.
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Dawn H
July 31, 2017|
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Response from beachliker | Reviewed this property |
1 hour tour 18 dollars
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VeronicaMagana
February 11, 2017|
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Response from MJVT57 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they are heated. We went on a cool morning, and they lowered heavy plastic over the sides to help keep us warm. It did keep the wind out.
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