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The Belvedere

1008 Park Ave.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815.777.0747


The Belvedere has been considered the finest mansion in Galena since it was built in 1857. A must visit majestical experience! The Belvedere Mansion and Gardens are open to the public from mid May to mid November. This historic 22 room mansion is truly lavish, the finest and "most often visited" Italianate mansion in Galena for more than 33 years! Inside visitors will find Victorian furnishings, Liberace's estate items and teh famous green drapes as well as artwork from "Gone With the Wind".

The Belvedere Mansion offers a guided tour about every fifteen minutes from late spring to late fall. No reservations are necessary. Just ring the bell! Visitors are always welcome! Tours begin after a short wait on the air conditioned grand Victorian wicker veranda .

Watch this informative YouTube video about the Belvedere.

Tour Times:
Sunday thru Friday - 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 
Saturday - 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Length of the Belvedere Mansion Tour is 1/2 hour.

Adults $12
Children $6
Special pricing is available for groups. Inquire within about discounts offered.