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Great gallery features wonderful photography

If you are not familiar with Mangelsen photography this is a must stop. An incredible amount of his... read more

Reviewed December 19, 2018
rick j
Streamwood, Illinois

This was one of the finest displays of nature art that we had seen. The images are so real, it's as... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2018
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed December 19, 2018

If you are not familiar with Mangelsen photography this is a must stop. An incredible amount of his life's work.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rick j
Reviewed October 26, 2018

This was one of the finest displays of nature art that we had seen. The images are so real, it's as if you are actually amongst the animals, or in the forest. They have two floors, and for us, it was two well spent hours....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018

This gallery has some of the most beautiful photography I have ever seen. They are mostly of nature and wildlife. Absolutely gorgeous. The prints are unfortunately a bit beyond our budget, but they also sell postcards, calendars and notecards in many of the designs, which...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

Love stopping in whenever we are in Galena. The gallery is amazing. Truly beautiful so much to see and appreciate.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kristie G
Reviewed August 15, 2018

I always visit this gallery in Galena and am awed by Mr. Mangelsen’s photos of nature and wildlife. Staff is knowledgeable. This photographer has been on 60 Minutes talking about his art and conservation. He is part-teacher on the subject of saving our wildlife and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank purselady1
Reviewed August 7, 2018

One of the first businesses on the left just after going through the flood gates. Tom's is one of the worlds premiere wildlife photographers and the gallery is just awe inspiring. I try to visit two or three times a year. It's great!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jeff T
Reviewed July 25, 2018

There are some great nature photos on exhibit! They are all for sale, but bring lots of money! Great exhibit!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Al H
Reviewed July 20, 2018

We always walk through the Gallery each time we visit! His work is amazing! Always make sure to visit the upstairs as well. Someday we will own one of his masterpieces!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mary K
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Stopped in here over the Holiday weekend to see the pictures taken by Thomas Mangelson. Wow, what a beautiful place to enjoy some spectacular imagery.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Brierwreath
Reviewed January 27, 2018

We were familiar with Mangelsen's work when we walked in the door but seeing it displayed so well adds to the pleasure. The gallery director, David Stork, was helpful and although we were not in the market to purchase any of the wonderful works, he...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Charles K
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