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Old Market House State Historic Site
123 N. Commerce St.
Galena, IL 61036
815.776.9200
9a.m. – 5p.m. Daily

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Galena & U.S. Grant Museum

211 S. Bench St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815.777.9129
Fax: 815.777.9131

Overview

Explore Galena's history and meet the spirits of Ulysses and Julia Grant in a hologram that welcomes guests to the museum where true national treasures, such as the "Peace in Union" painting, "General Grant on the Battlefield" painting, Flag from the Vicksburg Siege, a topographical map of Jo Daviess County, mining and steamboating are presented.


HOURS
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Open year round, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily.


ADMISSION
-$10 adult.
-$9 seniors 65+.
-$8 ages 10-18.
-Free ages 9 and under.
-$22 parents and any number of dependent children, including college-aged.


GALENA & U.S. GRANT MUSEUM ACTIVITIES
-Heroes For History Stair Challenge.
-Main Street Walking Tour with General Grant.
-Elihu Washburne's 200th Birthday Celebration.
-Tour of Historic Galena Homes.



Special Events

Black Hawk: From Frontier Terrorist to Advertising Icon
March 25, 2017

March Program Cliff Krainik, nationallly-known collector and historian presents: Black Hawk: From Frontier Terrorist to Advertising Icon Krainik will ... more

You Build the Shelters, We’ll Build the Bombs: How the Federal Government Prepared Galena for the Cold War
April 8, 2017

David Krugler, aurthor and award-winning Professor of History at UW Platteville presents: You Build the Shelters, We’ll Build the Bombs: How the ... more

U.S. Grant’s 195th Birthday Celebration
April 21-23, 2017

 Friday, April 21


GRANT HOME LAMPLIGHT TOUR


5-6 ... more


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