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Galena / Jo Daviess County Historical Society and Museum

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Galena / Jo Daviess County Historical Society and Museum

322 Reviews
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211 S Bench St, Galena, IL 61036-2203
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Galena Gourmet Food Tour
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Galena Gourmet Food Tour
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The Galena Gourmet Food Tour is hands down the best way to experience this historic town. Our tour is packed with history, funny stories in trivia as we stroll through Main Street sampling all the culinary delights.
$88.88 per adult
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Vincent H wrote a review Jul 2020
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Friendly business owners amazing aromas in the air stores that cover from a-z one thru infinity. Very older day feel but breath takingly gorgeous. The colors stand out or pop if you say it that way. Its a absolute must see in galenas but if in galenas and tired try looking up
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Bonnie M wrote a review Nov 2019
Chilton, Wisconsin24 contributions7 helpful votes
This was a self guided tour which was ok but loses some interest. Cost seemed a bit high for self guided. They are building a replica of Galena which is interactive. From what I saw I think this will be a wonderful addition. Learning the history of the buildings in Galena sparks
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from Galena H, Front Office Manager at Galena / Jo Daviess County Historical Society and Museum
Responded Nov 7, 2019
Thank you for visiting our museum! We hope you will return again soon!
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Lisa S wrote a review Oct 2019
Woodruff, Wisconsin11 contributions
This really showcases a lot of the history of Galena area. The Civil War is especially highlighted a lot of artifacts and history on that ..really neat! Local native american Indian culture, and lead mining in the area. This is a cool museum with a lot to see!
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Lisa wrote a review Oct 2019
Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin6 contributions
We had a great time seeing all the history as well as exploring the local shops. The locals are great. Very fun. The Galena Territory is beautiful as well.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Karen M wrote a review Sep 2019
Hillsdale, United States245 contributions28 helpful votes
This is a self guided tour that starts with a "holographic" introduction from Ulysses S. Grant and his wife, Julia. After this introduction, the museum is open for exploration. It contains several items that belonged to Grant, including one of his boots and one of his cigars,
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Galena H, Front Office Manager at Galena / Jo Daviess County Historical Society and Museum
Responded Sep 13, 2019
We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit! We look forward to seeing you again! Thank you.
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